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7. Cholesterol Metabolism A. Cholesterol biosynthesis B. Regulation of Cholesterol Synthesis C. Cholesterol Transport and Atherosclerosis Lipid Metabolism Lec17
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Export of Cholesterol Synthesized in Liver Conversion to bile acids followed by secretion into the small intestine in the bile fluid. (Bile acids function to emulsify dietary lipid.) Conversion to cholesterol esters , packaging into lipoproteins and export into the blood.
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A. Digestion and absorption Fats need to be “solubilized” in the intestine and bile acids (AKA, bile salts) act as detergents to do this. Bile acids are a derivative of cholesterol and are organic acids. p242 bile acid Lec14
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