A History of Gastric Secretion and Digestion

A History of Gastric Secretion and Digestion : Experimental Studies to 1975

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Horace Davenport examines the history of experimental study in gastric secretion and digestion. He identifies the scientific questions that have occupied researchers and discusses the experiments that have led to their solutions. By isolating aspects of experimental study and tracing their evolution over the years, the author has provided gastric physiologists and gastroenterologists with a solid understanding of the intellectual history of their field.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 432 pages
  • 171.2 x 244.3 x 31.5mm | 985.33g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • numerous illustrations and tables
  • 0195073932
  • 9780195073935

Table of contents

Secretion of hydrochloric acid; Pepsins and pepsinogens; Mucus and cell renewal; Reflex control of gastric secretion; Histamine; Chemical control of gastric secretion; The gastric mucosal barrier; Gastric blood flow and secretion; Gastric digestion and absorption.show more