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Employment of a noninvasive magnetic method for evaluation of gastrointestinal transit in rats

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Author(s): Quini Caio C | Américo Madileine F | Corá Luciana A | Calabresi Marcos FF | Alvarez Matheus | Oliveira Ricardo B | Miranda Jose Ricardo A

Journal: Journal of Biological Engineering
ISSN 1754-1611

Volume: 6;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 6;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Biomagnetism | Gastric emptying | Gastrointestinal markers | Liquid meal

ABSTRACT
Abstract AC Biosusceptometry (ACB) was previously employed towards recording gastrointestinal motility. Our data show a reliable and successful evaluation of gastrointestinal transit of liquid and solid meals in rats, considering the methods scarcity and number of experiments needed to endorsement of drugs and medicinal plants. ACB permits real time and simultaneous experiments using the same animal, preserving the physiological conditions employing both meals with simplicity and accuracy.
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