Digestion of dietary lipid

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R-HSA-192456
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Homo sapiens
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Dietary lipids such as long-chain triacylglycerols and cholesterol esters are digested in the stomach and small intestine to yield long-chain fatty acids, monoacylglycerols, glycerol and cholesterol through the action of a variety of lipases, and are then absorbed into enterocytes.

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
12454260 The triglyceride lipases of the pancreas J Lipid Res 2002
11514232 Bile salt-dependent lipase: its pathophysiological implications Biochim Biophys Acta 2001
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