protein absorption


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protein absorption

The taking up of amino acids—singly, or linked as dipeptides or tripeptides—by the brush border of the small intestine.
See also: absorption
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By using flow dynamics and low protein absorption components, Prosette cassettes maintain cell viability and improve the recovery of desired proteins and other molecules.
Moreover, the intercellular junctions of the mucosal epithelia provide a mechanical barrier to protein absorption.
In contrast, protein absorption efficiency decreased from 45% to 10% as temperature increased from 8 to 32 C.
Another factor which can assist protein absorption is lecithin, a fat-digesting substance that assists protein entering the system.