Does calcium mediate slowing of gastric emptying by fat in humans?

  • John N. Hunt
  • Published 1983 in The American journal of physiology

Abstract

The relative potencies of 47 compounds in slowing gastric emptying in one subject are given. The majority of the most effective compounds are detergent, but all detergents do not slow gastric emptying. It is proposed that the property common to those detergents that slow gastric emptying is the binding of ionized calcium. Disodium edetate (EDTA) is not a… (More)

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@article{Hunt1983DoesCM, title={Does calcium mediate slowing of gastric emptying by fat in humans?}, author={John N. Hunt}, journal={The American journal of physiology}, year={1983}, volume={244 1}, pages={G89-94} }