Fat Digestion and Solubilisation

  • B. Borgström


The main outlines of the process of fat digestion and absorption have been fairly well established: after absorption from the intestine dietary triglyceride appears in the milky chyle1 as triglyceride, bile2 and pancreatic juice3 normally being necessary for this process. What takes place in between, however, has long been the subject of great controversy and the details are not yet fully established4.


Bile Acid Bile Salt Pancreatic Lipase Intestinal Content Lipid Digestion 
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  • B. Borgström
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  1. 1.Department of Physiological ChemistryUniversity of LundLundSweden

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