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Unformatted text preview: rectly Bound to albumin (a protein) and enter mesenteric blood stream for the liver = non‐
esterified fatty acid (NEFA) Reformed triglycerides are covered in carbohydrate and protein to form a chylomicron (allows it to be water soluble for transport in blood) o Chylomicron enters lacteal and eventually the thorasic bloodstream via the lymphatic system o A chylomicron is the most basic type of lipoprotein and only represents absorbed lipid from the small intestine Once in the liver chylomicrons are re‐packaged into other lipoproteins (VLDL, LDL, HDL) o Classified by ratio of pr...
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2013 for the course CHEM LAB 112 taught by Professor Williamson during the Fall '10 term at Texas A&M.
- Fall '10