Amino Acid Absorption in the Jejunum and Ii

Two-year-old wethers were equipped with double re-entrant cannulae located in either the jejunum or the ileum. These cannulae were used to isolate a 1 m segment of the intestinal section for perfusion purposes in order to study the absorption characteristics of threonine, valine and methionine. Perfusions were conducted for 1 hr, beginning 4 hr after… CONTINUE READING