Intestinal lipid absorption.

  title={Intestinal lipid absorption.},
  author={Jahangir Iqbal and Mohammed Mahmood Hussain},
  journal={American journal of physiology. Endocrinology and metabolism},
  volume={296 6},
Our knowledge of the uptake and transport of dietary fat and fat-soluble vitamins has advanced considerably. Researchers have identified several new mechanisms by which lipids are taken up by enterocytes and packaged as chylomicrons for export into the lymphatic system or clarified the actions of mechanisms previously known to participate in these processes. Fatty acids are taken up by enterocytes involving protein-mediated as well as protein-independent processes. Net cholesterol uptake… CONTINUE READING
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