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Chylomicrons

(noun) Plural form of chylomicron.

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GENERAL BIOLOGY

Did you know that macromolecules according to ACS (chemists) can consist of molecules put together without covalent bonds? If you were to look at a chylomicrons (a huge aggregate of lipids from the diet), you would postulate that they are macromolecules: repeating units of lipids that are held together, ...

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by kolean
Sun Jan 31, 2010 1:58 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: GENERAL BIOLOGY
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Re: chylomicrons

Wow, really??? Such a help! I'm sure you feel so smart giving me such a reply...

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by Janny
Sun Nov 22, 2009 10:28 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: chylomicrons
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chylomicrons

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by JackBean
Sun Nov 22, 2009 1:30 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: chylomicrons
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chylomicrons

I have a hard time deciding which answer to choose to the question where chylomicrons are produced. -the lumen of the small intestine, as fats are emulsified or -the epithelial cells of the small intestine, as lipids are absorbed.

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by Janny
Sat Nov 21, 2009 8:20 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: chylomicrons
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Views: 1486

Re: Ingesting Cholsterol

Cholesterol doesn't break down during digestion. After absorption, dietary cholesterol is picked up by chylomicrons and transported to the liver. In case you're interested, in the liver, cholesterol has three possible fates: conversion into bile acids (used to emulsify dietary ...

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by dae
Sun May 04, 2008 8:31 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Ingesting Cholsterol
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