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Trafficking and partitioning of fatty acids: The transition from fasted to fed state

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Fat is an essential part of our diet and a series of sophisticated metabolic processes ensure that it is absorbed, transported around the body and stored appropriately. Dietary fat provides fatty acids that can be used for energy or structural purposes, or can be utilized in functional roles, such as ligands or proligands for nuclear hormone receptors. This article explores the way in which fatty acids are routed in and out of major tissues in order to supply fatty acids as required. Fatty ac...

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10.2217/clp.09.72

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM
Journal:
Clinical Lipidology
Volume:
5
Issue:
1
Pages:
131-144
Publication date:
2010
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ISSN:
1746-0875
URN:
uuid:6c1ca7c5-5583-4f52-9dd2-28009bb5fc52
Source identifiers:
177156
Local pid:
pubs:177156
Language:
English
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