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The absorption of oleic acid in the bile fistula rat
  1. D. R. Saunders,
  2. A. M. Dawson

    Abstract

    A technique is described for collecting thoracic duct lymph in a portable glass saddle from an unrestrained rat.

    Uniformly labelled oleic acid in various physical states was given to rats with thoracic duct and bile fistulae to study the influence of bile salts on the amount absorbed and on the route of transport and esterification after absorption. It is suggested that in addition to their emulsifying action bile salts may stimulate the esterification of absorbed oleic acid by the intestinal mucosa.

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