(Gln4)-neurotensin changes the motility pattern of the duodenum and proximal jejunum from a fasting-type to a fed-type.

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The effect of (Gln4)-neurotensin on the motor activities of the duodenum and small proximal jejunum was investigated in 8 healthy volunteers who fasted for at least 8 h. Motor activity was monitored by measuring the intraluminal pressure at three levels. The proximal site for pressure recording was in the first part of the duodenum, the middle was at the… (More)

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