Design of a millivoltmeter which can record the electrogenic absorption of glucose from the intestine of human infants
A millivoltmeter incorporating a dedicated microprocessor system has been developed which permits glucose-induced potential difference across the intestinal mucosa to be measured satisfactorily in newborn infants. This has allowed important data to be obtained about the function and development of the immature intestine.
KeywordsGlucose absorption Intestine Potential difference
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