Unformatted text preview: 90% in membrane 2. Component of bile acid 3. Used to make hormones 4. Excreted in Feces 5. Accumulation in blood vessels Fat Digestion Exogenous – dietary fat coming in Endogenous – dietary fat, cholesterol produced in liver VLDL – very low density lipoprotein FH. – Familial Hypercholesterolemia Both alleles inherited Genetic defect – LOL receptor can’t take it out of blood Total Cholesterol = HDL + LDL + VLOL Pg. 622 risk factors...
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- Spring '08
- Atherosclerosis, rupture of artery, Fat Digestion Exogenous, artery walls General