Bile salts: definition, functions, enterohepatic circulation, synthesis

CONTENTS What are bile salts Chemical structure of bile salts Primary, conjugated and secondary bile salts Function of bile acids Enterohepatic circulation of bile salts Intestinal metabolism of bile acids Soluble fibers and reabsorption of bile salts Synthesis of primary bile acids The classical or neutral pathway The alternative or acidic pathway Minor pathways Bile […]

Trans fatty acids

CONTENTS Definition and chemical structure of trans fatty acids Properties of fats rich in trans fatty acids Sources of trans fatty acids Industrial trans fatty acids Partial hydrogenation of vegetable oils Ruminant trans fatty acids Isomers of dietary trans fatty acids Trans fatty acids: effects on human health Trans fatty acids: effects at plasmatic level […]

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