bile salt


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bile salt

[′bīl ‚sȯlt]
(biochemistry)
The sodium salt of glycocholic and taurocholic acids found in bile.
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Cholesterol lowering with bile salt hydrolase-active probiotic bacteria, mechanism of action, clinical evidence, and future direction for heart health applications.
supernatant] is the amount of permeated (unbound) bile salt in the supernatant of the intestine model (mg), and [m(BS).
The canalicular membrane contains a bile salt export pump (BSEP) for monovalent bile salts, a conjugate export pump (MRP2) for divalent bile salts, and various other amphipathic conjugates (Saito et al.
Hypo-cholesterolemic effect of indigenous dadih lactic acid bacteria by deconjugation of bile salts.
BSEP moves bile salts out of the liver and into the bile, where they head for the intestine and help the digestion and absorption of fats.
LXR agonists have been documented to enhance expression of apo A1, CETP, and ABCA1 and ABCG1, which are involved in promoting cellular efflux of cholesterol from the periphery, which is carried by HDL particles to the liver for conversion into bile salts.
Identification of HAX-1 as a protein that binds bile salt export protein and regulates its abundance in the apical membrane of MDCK cells.
Two bile salts, including oxgall bile salt and taurocholic acid, were used to test the bile tolerance of probiotic bacteria entrapped in ALG and POPL microcapsules.
Bile salt tolerance was assayed by the method of Gilliland and Walker (1990).
Binding of bile salt, phospholipids and cholesterol from mixed micelles by bile acid sequestrants and dietary fibers.
Bile salt export pump is highly conserved during vertebrate evolution and its expression is inhibited by PFIC type II mutations.