Jejunal secretory effect of intraduodenal food in humans. A comparison of mixed nutrients, proteins, lipids, and carbohydrates.


The effect of the presence of food in the intestinal lumen on fluid transport by an intestinal loop isolated from nutrients is debatable and seems to be species dependent. The aim of the present study was to investigate this effect in humans. Fluid and ion transport by a 30-cm-long jejunal loop was measured by the perfusion of a plasmalike electrolyte… (More)


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