Review Article
Volume 8 Issue 11 - 2021
Role of Short Peptides in Maintaining Liver Functional Activity
Trofimova SV1*, Khavinson V Kh1,2, Trofimov AV1, Dudkov AV1 and Karl Attich3
1aint Petersburg Institute of Bioregulation and Gerontology, Russia
2Pavlov Institute of Physiology of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
3Dermapro Medical Center, Lebanon
*Corresponding Author: Trofimova SV, Saint Petersburg Institute of Bioregulation and Gerontology, Russia.
Received: September 30, 2021; Published: October 27, 2021


The risk of various gastrointestinal diseases, including liver disease, increases with age. All this necessitates the search for effective and safe hepatoprotectors. The review presents the data of studies of hepatoprotective, immunomodulatory properties of tetrapeptide KEDA (Lys-Glu-Asp-Ala). High efficacy of the short peptide KEDA was shown in models of experimental liver pathology in animals and in vitro studies.

Keywords: Gastrointestinal Diseases; Liver Disease; Hepatoprotectors; KEDA


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