Plasma lipoproteins as carriers of phylloquinone (vitamin K1) in humans.

@article{LamonFava1998PlasmaLA,
  title={Plasma lipoproteins as carriers of phylloquinone (vitamin K1) in humans.},
  author={Stefania Lamon-Fava and James A. Sadowski and Kenneth W. Davidson and Martin E O'Brien and Judith McNamara and Esperance A. Schaefer},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1998},
  volume={67 6},
  pages={
          1226-31
        }
}
The purpose of this study was to characterize the absorption and transport of phylloquinone (vitamin K1) by plasma lipoproteins. Twenty-six healthy subjects (11 men and 15 women) aged 20-78 y received phylloquinone in the amount of either 1.43 or 50 microg/kg body wt orally with a fat-rich meal containing 1.0 g/kg body wt of fat, carbohydrate, and protein and 7.0 mg cholesterol/kg body wt. Blood was obtained at baseline (0 h) and 3, 6, 9, and 12 h after the meal for the measurement of plasma… CONTINUE READING
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