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In vitro perfused, non-isolated small intestine: ontogeny of transmural hydraulic permeability.
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PMID:  565047     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Net fluid flux and transmural hydrostatic hydraulic conductance (Lp) were measured in the rat ileum during postnatal ontogeny, utilizing a refined in vitro, capillary-perfused (non-isolated) preparation for free-flow studies. Volume absorption at low transmural pressure gradient (1-2 cmH2O) was 0.99 +/- 0.22 ml/g wet in the mature ileum and 1.55 +/- 0.42 ml/g in the differentiating intestine. Hydrostatic hydraulic conductance of the mature ileum was 0.76 microliter/, indicating that normal hydrostatic pressure gradients are not important for modulation of intestinal absorption. In contrast, Lp was 3.82 microliter/ in the differentiating ileu, suggesting a significant contribution of pressure-dependent solvent drag to isotonic solute absorption.
J Wisser; M Horster
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pflügers Archiv : European journal of physiology     Volume:  373     ISSN:  0031-6768     ISO Abbreviation:  Pflugers Arch.     Publication Date:  1978 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-05-24     Completed Date:  1978-05-24     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0154720     Medline TA:  Pflugers Arch     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  205-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Animals, Newborn / metabolism*
Biological Transport, Active
Hydrostatic Pressure
Ileum / metabolism*
Water / metabolism*
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