secretin acidified to fifth-normal with hydrochloric acid loses 60 per cent.
Of interest also is the rate at which we get complete destruction of secretin.
Consequently, he concludes that a high percentage of urea indicates the absence of secretin.
This acid, on striking the lining of the small intestine, causes the formation in its walls of a substance known as secretin.
secretin is not absorbed in active form from the alimentary tract.
This secretin reaches the blood and seems to stimulate all the glands pouring fluid into the intestine to do more work.
The claims for Secretogen are based on the physiologic action of secretin as described by various observers.
When secretin is injected into the blood, it causes an increase in the flow of these secretions.
The secretin of Beveridge is just as vulnerable as the secretin of Bayliss and Starling to pepsin-hydrochloric acid digestion.
Some observers have claimed that secretin is absent in cases of diabetes in which the pancreas is still found normal.
secretin se·cre·tin (sĭ-krēt'n)
A polypeptide hormone produced in the duodenum, especially on contact with acid, that stimulates secretion of pancreatic juice.