Mucosal acidification and an acid microclimate in the hen colon in vitro

Abstract

Experiments were performed on isolated, stripped colonic epithelia of low-salt-adapted hens (Gallus domesticus) in order to characterize acid secretion by this tissue. With symmetric, weak buffer solutions, colonic epithelia acidified both mucosal and serosal sides. Titration measurements of the mucosal acidification rate (pH-stat technique) averaged 1.63±0… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00369513

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