Comparative effects of growth hormone on water and ion transport in rat jejunum, ileum, and colon

@article{Canani2005ComparativeEO,
  title={Comparative effects of growth hormone on water and ion transport in rat jejunum, ileum, and colon},
  author={Roberto Berni Canani and Michele Iafusco and Rosario Russo and Massimo Bisceglia and Gaetano Polito and Alfredo Guarino},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={2005},
  volume={41},
  pages={1076-1081}
}
Specific growth hormone (GH) receptors are located along the entire rat intestine. We have recently shown that GH induces water and ion absorption in the rat ileum. This raises the possibility that GH regulates water and ion transport throughout the intestine. To test this, we have evaluated the effects of GH administration on jejunal, ileal, and colonic water and ion transport, by thein vivo rat perfused intestine, andin vitro, in corresponding segments of intestine mounted in Ussing chambers… 
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