Predominant conjugation with glycine of biliary and lumen bile acids in rats fed on pectin.

1. Bile acids were analysed in the bile and lumen samples of rats which received a cholesterol-free or cholesterol-enriched (5 g/kg) diet free from fibre, or containing cellulose or citrus pectin at the level of 100 g/kg. 2. Dietary pectin but not cellulose increased biliary bile acid concentration and excretion. Dietary cholesterol did not affect biliary… CONTINUE READING