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Table 1 Summary of the contraction frequency and amplitude of the gastrointestinal tract tissues in vitro

From: Differential hypoglycaemic, anorectic, autonomic and emetic effects of the glucagon-like peptide receptor agonist, exendin-4, in the conscious telemetered ferret

  Frequency of spontaneous contractions (cycles/min) Amplitude of spontaneous contractions (g) Amplitude of KCl response (g) Amplitude of carbachol response (g) Amplitude of EFS-induced response (g)
Antrum 8.65 ± 0.23 0.62 ± 0.14 5.46 ± 0.33 2.33 ± 0.18 2.48 ± 0.72
Duodenum 17.02 ± 0.20 0.70 ± 0.11 4.12 ± 0.55 1.77 ± 0.12 0.96 ± 0.30
Jejunum 20.01 ± 0.12 0.69 ± 0.21 5.01 ± 0.27 2.80 ± 0.21 0.99 ± 0.09
Ileum 18.25 ± 0.25 0.69 ± 0.21 4.28 ± 0.11 1.19 ± 0.17 0.65 ± 0.12
Colon 15.78 ± 0.36 0.88 ± 0.30 6.25 ± 0.61 4.37 ± 0.70 2.69 ± 0.91
  1. Data represents the mean ± s.e.m. of 3 animals.