Dietary triacylglycerol modulates sodium-dependent D-glucose transport, fluidity and fatty acid composition of rat small intestinal brush-border membrane.


Rats were maintained on nutritionally complete diets enriched in unsaturated (menhaden fish oil) or saturated (butter fat) triacylglycerols. After 4 weeks, the animals were killed, proximal small intestinal brush-border membranes were prepared, and examined and compared with respect to their lipid composition, molecular species of phosphatidylcholine, lipid… (More)