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bile salt

n.
1. Any of the sodium salts of the bile acids occurring in bile.
2. A mixture, such as a commercial preparation derived from the bile of the ox, that is used medicinally as a hepatic stimulant or laxative.

bile salt

An amphipathic compound involved in digestion and lipid absorption, which derives from steroids and has detergent properties.

bile salt

Any of the alkali salts of bile sodium glycocholate and sodium taurocholate.
See also: salt
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They also mentioned that an absence of bile salts may reduce the degradability and concluded that the size distribution of the proteins and peptides in the range of 5 kDa and tripeptides was unclear.
Cholesterol-lowering efficacy of a microencapsulated bile salt hydrolase-active Lactobacillus reuteri NCIMB yoghurt formulation in hypercholesterolaemic adults.
We targeted to determine the concentration of bile salt in the supernatant after being incubated at 37[degrees]C and pH 7.
There was complete inhibition of growth of MTB at physiological and subphysiological concentrations of the above 3 bile salts at both 2 and 8 weeks.
Regarding to hepatic enzyme modifications, bile salt transportation is one of interesting factor should be alert.
Bile-salt tolerance is important for strains to grow and survive in the upper small intestine, where bile salt hydrolase (BSH) activity of such lactic bacteria may play a role in the enterohepatic cycle.
A key component of bile secretion involves a series of ATP-dependant export pumps such as the canalibular bile salt transporter (Cullen 2005); binding of a chemical to these transporter molecules results in the arrest of bile formation or movement within the lumen of the canalicular system (Trauner et al.
In the study, the children with cancer had inherited a faulty gene from both parents which stopped a protein, called bile salt export pump (BSEP), being produced.
Human bile salt export pump promoter is transactivated by the Farnesoid X receptor/bile acid receptor.
PPL's other lead products are fibrinogen and bile salt stimulated lipase.
The Company's most advanced candidate, AHRO-001, works to significantly reduce the incidence and severity of plaque by employing a bile salt to dissolve existing atherosclerotic plaque deposits as well as prevent the formation of new ones.