Effect of Sugars on Transport of Alanine in Intestine

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Science  26 Aug 1966:
Vol. 153, Issue 3739, pp. 1012-1013
DOI: 10.1126/science.153.3739.1012


The eflect of glucose and galactose on transport of alanine by rabbit ileum has been investigated. Transmural transport and cellular ac cumulation of the amino acid were in hibited by the sugars, but alanine in flux across the mucosal border of the cells was unaltered.