The effect of adrenoceptor antagonists on the ileal brake mechanism in the rat.

@article{Brown1992TheEO,
  title={The effect of adrenoceptor antagonists on the ileal brake mechanism in the rat.},
  author={Nicola J Brown and R David E Rumsey and Conny Bogentoft and Nicholas W. Read},
  journal={British journal of pharmacology},
  year={1992},
  volume={105 3},
  pages={751-5}
}
1. Studies were carried out in the rat to investigate the effect of adrenoceptor antagonists on stomach to caecum transit time under control conditions and during ileal infusion of Intralipid. Stomach to caecum transit time (SCTT) of the head of the meal was measured by use of environmental hydrogen analysis and the distribution of the meal was assessed by a scintigraphic technique. 2. Four adrenoceptor antagonists were used in these studies, the alpha 1 antagonist prazosin, the alpha 2… CONTINUE READING

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