Release of gastrointestinal hormones following an oral water load

N. D. Christofides, D. L. Sarson, R. H. Albuquerque, T. E. Adrian, M. A. Ghatei, I. M. Modlin, S. R. Bloom

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The ingestion of 2 different water loads (7.5 and 15 ml/kg) by healthy subjects stimulated the release of plasma motilin, gastrin, pancreatic polypeptide and VIP. Atropine was found to block the release of PP but not the other hormones.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1521-1523
Number of pages3
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1979
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry,Genetics and Molecular Biology


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