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Membrane transport of long-chain fatty acids: evidence for a facilitated process.

@article{Abumrad1998MembraneTO,
  title={Membrane transport of long-chain fatty acids: evidence for a facilitated process.},
  author={N. Abumrad and C. Harmon and A. Ibrahimi},
  journal={Journal of lipid research},
  year={1998},
  volume={39 12},
  pages={
          2309-18
        }
}
  • N. Abumrad, C. Harmon, A. Ibrahimi
  • Published 1998
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of lipid research
  • In mammalian cells, membrane uptake of long-chain fatty acids is mediated by two separate components; a passive component that is a linear function of the concentration of free fatty acid in the extracellular medium and a saturable component that exhibits the characteristics of a protein-facilitated process. This review summarizes the body of work that has accumulated related to the mechanism of fatty acid transport. Evidence in support of a facilitated uptake process is presented with relation… CONTINUE READING

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