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Experientia

, Volume 40, Issue 5, pp 463–465 | Cite as

The elimination of 1,5-anhydroglucitol administered to rats

  • E. Pitkänen
  • O. Pitkänen
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Summary

Rat serum contains natural 1,5-anhydroglucitol. Injected or orally administered 1,5-anhydroglucitol was efficiently reabsorbed by the renal tubuli via a mechanism which had a saturation point at high serum 1,5-anhydroglucitol levels. The compound had a slow turnover rate in the body; its half-life is approximately 3 days. The compound was readily absorbed in the gut when administered orally.

Keywords

High Serum Turnover Rate Saturation Point Slow Turnover 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Pitkänen
    • 1
  • O. Pitkänen
    • 1
  1. 1.Fourth Department of MedicineHelsinki University Central HospitalHelsinki 17(Finland)

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