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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Pohl, D; Fox, M; Fried, M; Göke, B; Prinz, C; Mönnikes, H; Rogler, G; Dauer, M; Keller, J; Lippl, F; Schiefke, I; Seidler, U; Allescher, HD; Kandahar Study Group 
Title:
Do we need gastric acid? 
Abstract:
Evidence from comparative anatomy and physiology studies indicates that gastric acid secretion developed during the evolution of vertebrates approximately 350 million years ago. The cellular mechanisms that produce gastric acid have been conserved over the millennia and therefore proton pump inhibitors have pharmacological effects in almost all relevant species. These observations suggest that gastric acid provides an important selective advantage; however, in modern-day humans the need for gas...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Digestion 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
77 
Journal issue:
3-4 
Pages contribution:
184-97 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0012-2823 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik