Handling of Calcium by the Ferret Submandibular Gland

J. A. Mangos, R. L. Boyd, G. M. Loughlin, A. Cockrell, R. Fucci

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The handling of Ca by the submandibular gland of the ferret during stimulation of salivation with pilocarpine was studied using micropuncture and microanalytical, as well as standard, physiological techniques. Concentrations of ionized Ca were measured in the fluid from the intercalated, lobular, and main ducts of the gland. The net transductal fluxes of this divalent ion were calculated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)91-95
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Dental Research
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1981

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  • Dentistry(all)


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