NS 115 - Lecture 13

NS 115 - Lecture 13 - Lecture 14 Transporting Fat...

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Lecture 14 Transporting Fat September 29, 2008 Transporting Fat Review: Fats (triglycerides) o Lingual Lipase (starts to break down triglycerides in the mouth) o Gastric Lipase (in the stomach) o CCK (released by stretching in the small intesting) o Bile (gall bladder, important for the digestion of fat) o Pancreatic lipase (thoroughly break down the fat) o The lumen of the small intestine will break apart into micelles o Lipoprotein Made up of a phospholipids layer outside The inside is where all the triglycerides are Within the hydrophobic parts of the phospholipids layer is cholesterol There is also cholesterol inside the lipoprotein Also within the surface of the layer is the protein Each surface protein has a unique signaling agents 5 kinds of lipoproteins chylomicron has the most fat, this makes it float, very low density, when the chylomicron comes into the liver it gets repackaged into VLDL VLDL low density, made in the liver,
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