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Intestinal Transport of Bile Acids

Handbook of Physiology, The Gastrointestinal System, Intestinal Absorption and Secretion

  1. Frederick A. Wilson

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp060416

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Wilson, F. A. 2011. Intestinal Transport of Bile Acids. Comprehensive Physiology. 389–404.

Author Information

  1. Department of Medicine, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Rate Determinants of Intestinal Bile Acid Transport
    • 1.1
      Passive Absorption from Monomer Solutions
    • 1.2
      Passive Absorption from Micellar Solutions
    • 1.3
      Carrier-Mediated Absorption
  • 2
    Mechanisms of Cellular Bile Acid Transport
    • 2.1
      General Characteristics
    • 2.2
      Major Site for Bile Acid Absorption
    • 2.3
      Structure-Activity Relationships
    • 2.4
      Membrane Site for Active Transport
    • 2.5
      Sodium—Bile Acid Cotransport System
    • 2.6
      Cellular Metabolism and Exit of Bile Acids
  • 3
    Ontogenesis of Bile Acid Transport
  • 4
    Summary