The parallel concentration of enzymes in the pancreatic juice


(1) The parallel concentration of trypsin, amylase and lipase in the pancreatic juice of the rabbit is demonstrated. These data are in conformity with those obtained from analogous studies by previous investigators of human and canine pancreatic juice.

(2) The possible application of these data to the practical problem of functional diagnosis of the external secretion of the pancreatic gland is discussed.

My thanks are due to Dr. B. P. Babkin for his interest in this problem, and for his helpful advice and criticism during the progress of the work.

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Baxter, S.G. The parallel concentration of enzymes in the pancreatic juice. American Journal of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition 2, 108–111 (1935).

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  • Lipase
  • Amylase
  • Pancreatic Juice
  • Zymogen Granule
  • Duodenal Content