Evidence of increased intestinal absorption of molecular sucrose in sprue
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It has been found that patients with sprue excrete significantly greater quantities of intact sucrose in the urine after an oral dose of sucrose than do normal subjects. The urine of normal persons becomes free of sucrose after a 10-hour fast, but patients with sprue may exhibit sucrosuria throughout a 24-hour fast. Diminished hydrolysis of sucrose and increased intestinal permeability are mentioned as possible explanations for the findings.
KeywordsPublic Health Permeability Hydrolysis Sucrose Oral Dose
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