Direct measurement of the pH in the stomach of the conscious rat, using a special electrode

Experientia
C J NiemegeersI W Leybbrandt

Abstract

The construction and use of a specially designed electrode to measure gastric pH in the conscious rat is described. Measurement of gastric hydrogen ion activity with this device is rapid and reproducible in starved rats. A dose-related increase of gastric pH was obtained after s.c. injection of the anticholinergic isopropamide.

Citations

Nov 4, 2006·American Journal of Physiology. Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology·Joel PeterssonLena Holm

Related Concepts

Metazoa
Electrode
Gastric Juice
Hydrogen-Ion Concentration
Study, Methodological
Rats, Laboratory

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