The Digestive System

• Regulation of swallowing

• Stomach secretion of ghrelin

• Slow wave conduction by interstitial cells of Cajal

• Amounts of bile salts recirculated and excreted

• Transporters that secrete xenobiotics into bile

• Drugs, SXR nuclear receptors, and cytochrome P450 enzymes

• Pathway for the metabolism of heme and bilirubin (fig. 18.23)

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