“Woah! It's like Spotify but for academic articles.”

Instant Access to Thousands of Journals for just $40/month

Get 2 Weeks Free

Amino Acid- and Glucose-Induced Cholestasis before and during Secretin Stimulation

Amino Acid- and Glucose-Induced Cholestasis before and during Secretin Stimulation

Abstract

To identify the mechanisms of reduced bile flow after hypertonic amino acid and glucose infusion, acute experiments were performed on anesthetized pigs. When secretin was not administered, amino acids or glucose reduced bile acid-dependent bile secretion to 65 ± 3% of control. During secretin stimulation amino acids or glucose diminished bile acid-independent bile secretion to 78 ± 2% of control. No changes in serum bilirubin, alanine aminotransferase, and aspartate aminotransferase were observed. Amino acids and glucose attack different mechanisms responsible for bile formation, but the result is that when secretin is not administered, biliary secretion of bile acids is reduced, and, accordingly, bile acid-dependent bile flow diminished. During secretin stimulation biliary NaHC0 3 secretion is depressed, accounting for a fall in bile acid-independent bile flow. Amino acids exert no effect on bile acid secretion or, as a result, on bile acid-dependent bile flow after secretin infusion.
Loading next page...
 
/lp/informa-healthcare/amino-acid-and-glucose-induced-cholestasis-before-and-during-secretin-crPx2LrGET

You're reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.

And millions more from thousands of peer-reviewed journals, for only $40/month.

Get 2 Weeks Free

To be the best researcher, you need access to the best research

  • With DeepDyve, you can stop worrying about how much articles cost, or if it's too much hassle to order — it's all at your fingertips. Your research is important and deserves the top content.
  • Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from Springer, Elsevier, Nature, IEEE, Wiley-Blackwell and more.
  • All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

Stop missing out on the latest updates in your field

  • We’ll send you automatic email updates on the keywords and journals you tell us are most important to you.
  • There is a lot of content out there, so we help you sift through it and stay organized.