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New insights into bile acid transport

Love, Martha W.; Dawson, Paul A.

Current Opinion in Lipidology: June 1998 - Volume 9 - Issue 3 - p 225-229
Lipid Metabolism

The enterohepatic circulation of bile acids is maintained by a series of membrane transport proteins. Recent studies of the cloned sodium bile acid cotransporters have provided new insights into their tissue expression, regulation, and their relationship to cholesterol homeostasis and human diseases such as primary bile acid malabsorption. Curr Opin Lipidol 9:225–229. © 1998 Lippincott–Raven Publishers

Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston‐Salem, North Carolina, USA

Correspondence to Paul A. Dawson, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston‐Salem, NC 27157, USA

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