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Dietary Protein Processing: Intraluminal and Enterocyte Surface Events

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

  1. Gary M. Gray

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp060418

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Gray, G. M. 2011. Dietary Protein Processing: Intraluminal and Enterocyte Surface Events. Comprehensive Physiology. 411–420.

Author Information

  1. Digestive Disease Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Sources of Protein for Digestion and Transport
  • 2
    Preliminary Attack on Protein by Pepsin in the Stomach
  • 3
    Intraintestinal Cleavage of Protein
    • 3.1
      Pancreatic Endopeptidases
    • 3.2
      Pancreatic Exopeptidases
  • 4
    Sequential and Simultaneous Action of Intraluminal Endopeptidases and Exopeptidases
  • 5
    Role of Enterocyte Brush Border Surface Membrane in Digestion and Transport
    • 5.1
      Interfacial Digestion of Oligopeptides
    • 5.2
      Transport of Intact Di- and Tripeptides
    • 5.3
      Relative Roles of Surface Hydrolysis and Intact Peptide Transport in Assimilation
    • 5.4
      Regulation of Protein Assimilation by Nutrients