Differential lipoprotein transport pathways of K-vitamins in healthy subjects.

@article{Schurgers2002DifferentialLT,
  title={Differential lipoprotein transport pathways of K-vitamins in healthy subjects.},
  author={L. Schurgers and C. Vermeer},
  journal={Biochimica et biophysica acta},
  year={2002},
  volume={1570 1},
  pages={
          27-32
        }
}
  • L. Schurgers, C. Vermeer
  • Published 2002
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Biochimica et biophysica acta
  • Vitamin K is a group name for K1 (phylloquinone) and K2 (menaquinones). Both forms contribute to the tissue vitamin K status. Following intestinal absorption, the serum transport of these lipophilic compounds to their target tissues takes place via lipoproteins. In previous studies we have found that K1 is preferentially accumulated in the liver, whereas menaquinones have a more widespread distribution pattern. Here we have tested whether these differences may be explained by the different… CONTINUE READING
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