Intragastric Capsaicin Stimulates Motility of Upper Gut and Proximal Colon via Distinct Pathways in Conscious Dogs

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The aim of the present study was to investigatethe effect and mechanism of action of intragastric andintraduodenal capsaicin on gastrointestinal motility.Five mongrel dogs were equipped with eight strain gauge force transducers on the stomach, smallintestine, and proximal colon. In the interdigestivestate, capsaicin was administered into the gastric… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1026651518373

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