Surface area of the intestinal tract

Value 1.41 m^2
Organism Mouse Mus musculus
Reference Helander HF, Fändriks L. Surface area of the digestive tract - revisited. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2014 Jun49(6):681-9. doi: 10.3109/00365521.2014.898326. p.687 left column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID24694282
Primary Source Casteleyn C, Rekecki A, van der Aa A, Simoens P, van den Broeck W. Surface area assessment of the murine intestinal tract as a prerequisite for oral dose translation from mouse to man. Lab Anim 2010 44: 176–83.PubMed ID20007641
Comments "...the entire mouse intestinal tract has a surface area of 1.41m^2 [primary source]."
Entered by Uri M
ID 111125