Table 3

 Release of pancreatic enzymes in response to a pure carbohydrate meal and fate of enzymes during small intestinal transit*.39

*Data refer to protein and enzyme concentrations and outputs during the postprandial period which was defined as time span between first appearance and delivery of >95% of the meal marker to each intestinal site (219 minutes in the duodeum, 251 minutes in the jejunum, and 257 minutes in the ileum).
†p<0.05 v duodenum.
Protein (mg/ml/g)
Lipase (U/ml/kU)22017729†13†7†2†
Amylase (U/ml/kU)9435381201†456†2215*400†
Trypsin (U/ml/kU)1176613643†12615†