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Hepatic fatty acid partitioning

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Purpose of Review: A net retention of triacylglycerol within the liver is a prerequisite for the development of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. The accumulation of liver fat reflects an imbalance between fatty acid input and disposal. Here we summarize recent research into understanding the fate of fatty acids within the hepatocyte. Recent Findings: Several recent studies have elucidated the contribution of different sources of fatty acids to liver fat and to plasma triacylglycerol. Some re...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM
Role:
Author
Journal:
Current Opinion in Lipidology
Volume:
22
Issue:
3
Pages:
216-224
Publication date:
2011-06-05
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EISSN:
1473-6535
ISSN:
0957-9672
URN:
uuid:8e43e881-8703-44aa-b660-95d8dacd5f0b
Source identifiers:
162201
Local pid:
pubs:162201

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