what is the function of bicarbonate secreted by duodenal wall

Asked by  | 29th May, 2011, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

Bicarbonate acts to regulate pH in the small intestine. It is released from the pancreas in response to the hormone secretin to neutralize the acidic chyme entering the duodenum from the stomach.

Answered by  | 30th May, 2011, 09:12: AM

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