Mechanisms of Sinusoidal Bile Acid Transport

  • B. L. Blitzer
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Part of the Proceedings in Life Sciences book series (LIFE SCIENCES)


During the past decade, the Na+-dependence of hepatic conjugated bile acid uptake has been well established. Initial studies in the isolated perfused rat liver, isolated rat hepatocytes, and hepatocyte monolayer culture first demonstrated Na+-dependence and ouabain inhibition of taurocholate uptake (for a review, see Blitzer and Boyer, 1982).


Bile Acid Conjugate Bile Acid Bile Acid Transport Unconjugated Bile Acid Uphill Transport 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. L. Blitzer
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  1. 1.Liver Study UnitUniversity of Cincinnati College of MedicineCincinnatiUSA

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