, Volume 35, Issue 5, pp 623–624 | Cite as

Direct evidence favouring the notion that erythropoietin alters iron transport across the isolated intestinal tract of the rat

  • A. Gutnisky
  • E. Speziale
  • M. F. Gimeno
  • A. L. Gimeno


A simple and reproducible method, using the isolated not everted intestine of the rat, for the study of iron transport is presented. Erythropoietin (ESF) enhanced significantly the passage of59Fe across the intestine augmenting its movement at mucosal and serosal layers of the intestinal well.


Iron Direct Evidence Erythropoietin Intestinal Tract Iron Transport 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Gutnisky
    • 1
  • E. Speziale
    • 1
  • M. F. Gimeno
    • 1
  • A. L. Gimeno
    • 1
  1. 1.Centro de Estudios Farmacológicos y de Principios Naturales (CEFAPRIN), and Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET)Buenos Aires(Argentina)

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