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bile acids chemistry, physiology, and metabolism. by Padmanabhan P. Nair

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Published by Plenum Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Bile acids.,
  • Bile acids -- Metabolism.,
  • Bile salts.

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StatementEdited by Padmanabhan P. Nair and David Kritchevsky.
ContributionsKritchevsky, David, 1920- joint author., Setchell, Kenneth D. R.
LC ClassificationsQP752.B54 N34
The Physical Object
Pagination4 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5758129M
ISBN 100306371316
LC Control Number71138520

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Over the past 10 years there has been a veritable explosion of knowledge in working in this area are fortunate to meet their bile acid research. Those colleagues from time to time at International Meetings which are often held in attractive parts of the world. The 7th International Symposium on.   The primary bile acids synthesized in the liver are cholic and chenodeoxycholic acid which are typically conjugated to glycine or taurine before secretion. In the intestine, the primary bile acids are often converted by colonic bacteria to the secondary bile acids, predominantly deoxycholic acid and lithocholic acid. Bile acid resins are positively charged, nonabsorbable resins that bind to negatively charged bile acids in the intestinal tract and prevent their reabsorption. This results in fecal elimination of bile acids. As the bile acid pool is depleted, hepatic enzymes increase conversion of cholesterol to bile acids. Bile acids Bile acids are minimally absorbed in the proximal small intestine, and the bile acid pool flows to the distal ileum, where the acids are reabsorbed by the entero-hepatic transport system and then returned to the liver by the portal vein (Westergaard, ). Remaining bile acids are excreted in feces.

  Bile acid malabsorption (BAM) is a condition that occurs when your intestines can’t absorb bile acids properly. This results in extra bile acids in your intestines, which can cause watery diarrhea. Bile is a natural fluid your body makes in the liver. It’s necessary for proper digestion. Bile contains acids, proteins, salts, and other : Kimberly Holland.