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Cholinergic factors are not involved in the delayed diet passage from the crop of chicks given medium chain triacylglycerol.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9011029     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The role of cholinergic mechanisms in the delayed food passage from the crop induced by medium chain triacylglycerol was investigated in the young chicken. Vagotomy altered the crop emptying of chicks given dietary long chain triacylglycerol, but did not alter it in chicks given dietary medium chain triacylglycerol. On the contrary, denervation in the cranial rete and lateral commissure of the gizzard further inhibited the food passage induced by medium chain triacylglycerol. Administration of cisapride, which induces acetylcholine release from the myenteric nerves, and atropine, a muscarinic cholinergic antagonist, both delayed crop emptying of chicks given medium chain triacylglycerol. These results demonstrate that cholinergic factors are not involved in the delayed forward movement of the food containing medium chain triacylglycerol from the crop of chicks.
R T Mabayo; J Okumura; M Furuse
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part A, Physiology     Volume:  116     ISSN:  1096-4940     ISO Abbreviation:  Comp. Biochem. Physiol. A Physiol.     Publication Date:  1997 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-03-14     Completed Date:  1997-03-14     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9516062     Medline TA:  Comp Biochem Physiol A Physiol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  89-92     Citation Subset:  IM    
Laboratory of Animal Nutrition, School of Agricultural Sciences, Nagoya University, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Atropine / pharmacology*
Cholinergic Fibers / physiology*
Dose-Response Relationship, Drug
Feeding Behavior / drug effects*
Parasympathomimetics / pharmacology
Piperidines / pharmacology
Triglycerides / pharmacology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Parasympathomimetics; 0/Piperidines; 0/Triglycerides; 51-55-8/Atropine; 81098-60-4/Cisapride

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