H. W. Davenport, Ph.D.
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The problem of gastrointestinal transport is approached from the point of view of what is actually transported across the human intestine. Insofar as our knowledge allows, the amounts of water and salts absorbed are specified, and an attempt is made to describe the relation between absorption and the composition of the fluid in the intestinal lumen. Likewise, the normal absorption of carbohydrate, protein, and fat is described. Emphasis is placed on the site of absorption, on the capacity of the various parts of the intestine to absorb, and upon the relation between composition of intestinal contents and absorption. There is
Davenport HW. Gastrointestinal Transport.. Ann Intern Med. ;56:679. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-56-4-679_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1962;56(4):679.
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