Gallbladder Function

  • Andreas W. Herling
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A rapid method for standardization of cholagogues in mice by simple weighing the gallbladder filled with bile was published by Litvinchuk (1976).


Ground Squirrel Silicon Ring Gallbladder Motility Ductus Choledochus Cynomys Ludovicianus 
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References and Further Reading

Cholagogic Activity in Mice

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Choleretic Activity in Rats

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Chronic Bile Fistula in Rats

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Chronic Bile Fistula in Dogs

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Prevention of Experimental Cholelithiasis

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Gall Bladder Motility

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Gallbladder Motility in Dogs

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Cholecystokinin Activity (Isolated Gallbladder or Intestine)

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Relaxation of Sphincter of Oddi In Vitro

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Function of Sphincter of Oddi In Vivo

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