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The capacity of mucus to lower the free acid in the stomach is frequently suggested in the literature on gastric secretion. Lim determined that the concentration of the mucus in the stomach is highest at the lower secretion rates. The present problem was to determine the effect of increasing the mucus content of the stomach upon the free HCl. To evaluate the antacid effect of gastric mucin, it was necessary to either stimulate the secretion of mucin or to administer mucin by mouth. In these experiments attempts at stimulation failed to give consistent results, therefore a neutral preparation of hog
Treatment of Peptic Ulcer with Gastric Mucin.. Ann Intern Med. 1931;4:846. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-7-846_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1931;4(7):846.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Peptic Disease, Peptic Ulcer.
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