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Ion Transport Across Mammalian Small Intestine

Handbook of Physiology, The Gastrointestinal System, Intestinal Absorption and Secretion

  1. Stephen K. Sullivan,
  2. Michael Field

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp060410

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Sullivan, S. K. and Field, M. 2011. Ion Transport Across Mammalian Small Intestine. Comprehensive Physiology. 287–301.

Author Information

  1. Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine and Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011


The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Transport of Monovalent Ions: General Considerations
  • 2
    Absorptive Processes for Sodium and Chloride
    • 2.1
      Na/H and Cl/HCO3 Exchanges
    • 2.2
      Is There NaCl Symport in Ileal Brush Border?
    • 2.3
      Role of Nutrients and Bile Salts
  • 3
    Secretion of Chloride and Bicarbonate
    • 3.1
      Cl Secretion
    • 3.2
      HCO3 Secretion