[Methoxydextran as an indicator of gastrointestinal transit in Japanese quail].

The recovery of polyethylene glycol, a substance frequently used as an indicator of the dynamics in the liquid phase of intestinal chyme, is considerably influenced by the presence of trichloroacetic acid in certain applications. The suitability of (methoxy-14C)methoxydextrane as an intestinal indicator in the Japanese quail was tested in the study. After… CONTINUE READING