Scavenger receptor class B type I (SR-BI) in pig enterocytes: trafficking from the brush border to lipid droplets during fat absorption.

@article{Hansen2003ScavengerRC,
  title={Scavenger receptor class B type I (SR-BI) in pig enterocytes: trafficking from the brush border to lipid droplets during fat absorption.},
  author={Gert Helge Hansen and L-L Niels-Christiansen and Lissi Immerdal and Erik Danielsen},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2003},
  volume={52 10},
  pages={1424-31}
}
BACKGROUND Scavenger receptor class B type I (SR-BI) is known to mediate cellular uptake of cholesterol from high density lipoprotein particles and is particularly abundant in liver and steroidogenic tissues. In addition, SR-BI expression in the enterocyte brush border has also been reported but its role in the small intestine remains unclear. AIM AND METHODS To gain insight into the possible function of pig SR-BI during uptake of dietary fat, its localisation in enterocytes was studied in… CONTINUE READING