Table 1.

Effect of ammonia on B-cell apical bicarbonate secretion

AmmoniaInitial pHiApical Bicarbonate Secretion (pH Units/Min-1)
aP < 0.05.
Absent (n = 5)7.41 ± 0.20-2.39 ± 0.69
Present (n = 5)7.39 ± 0.11-0.77 ± 0.26a