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Bile Acid Absorption

  • A. Stiehl

Abstract

Bile acids are formed in the liver from cholesterol. After their excretion in bile a major proportion is reabsorbed from the intestine and recirculates via the portal vein to the liver. Absorption in the intestine is a prerequisite sitesitesitefor the enterohepatic circulation of bile acids.

Keywords

Bile Acid Cholic Acid Ursodeoxycholic Acid Chenodeoxycholic Acid Enterohepatic Circulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Stiehl
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MedicineUniversity of HeidelbergHedelbergGermany

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