Calcium and sodium transport in the duodenum of the Dahl salt sensitive and salt resistant rat.

Abstract

We measured food intake, body growth and transport of calcium and sodium by duodenum of female Dahl salt sensitive (DS) and salt resistant (DR) rat strains. Food intake and body growth were similar for DS and DR rats taking both 0.4 and 8% sodium chloride diets. Food intake increased with age up to 5 weeks and then remained constant despite continuing body… (More)

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