Effects of capsaicin in combination with diets of varying protein content on the duodenal absorptive cells of the rat

@article{Nopanitaya1974EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of capsaicin in combination with diets of varying protein content on the duodenal absorptive cells of the rat},
  author={Dr. Waykin Nopanitaya},
  journal={The American Journal of Digestive Diseases},
  year={1974},
  volume={19},
  pages={439-448}
}
The effects of capsaicin, a pungent principle of capsicum pepper, and its combination with various diets on the morphology of duodenal mucosa was studied on young rats grouped and maintained on six different diets for periods of 28 and 56 days: normal diet with and without capsaicin, high-protein diet with and without capsaicin, and low-protein diet with and without capsaicin. Goblet cells in the capsaicin-treated animals increased in number. Ultrastructural alterations occurred in absorptive… CONTINUE READING