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Biophysik

, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp 39–43 | Cite as

Absorption of sodium ions from rat intestinein vivo and from a perfused isolated preparation

  • J. Gits
  • G. B. Gerber
Article

Summary

Intestinal absorption of different amounts of Na+ was followedin vivo and in an isolated piece of small intestine perfused with bloodvia its natural route. Normal rats display saturation kinetics whereas rats dying from the G I syndrome absorb Na+ by simple diffusion. The data indicate that the perfused intestine is a system suitable to study absorption under physiological conditions.

Keywords

Sodium Small Intestine Physiological Condition Intestinal Absorption Simple Diffusion 
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© Springer-Verlag 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Gits
    • 1
  • G. B. Gerber
    • 1
  1. 1.Euratom and Radiobiology DepartmentC.E.N./S.C.K.Mol.Belgium

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