The adsorption of bile salts on activated carbon

  title={The adsorption of bile salts on activated carbon},
  author={J. C. Krasopoulos and V. A. De Bari and Michael Needle},
Activated carbon (AC) has been shown to be effective in reducing serum cholesterol and triglycerides. The mechanism for this action is proposed to be a result of the removal of bile salts in the gut. In this paper, the adsorption of cholate, glycocholate, taurocholate, chenodeoxycholate and deoxycholate on AC is studied in vitro. The results indicate that… CONTINUE READING