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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`


n.
a product of a bile acid and a base, functioning as an emulsifier of lipids and fatty acids for absorption in the duodenum.
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Noun1.bile salt - a salt of bile acid and a base; functions as an emulsifier of lipids and fatty acids
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
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Avoid concomitant use of inhibitors of the bile salt efflux pump (BSEP) such as cyclosporine.
mirabilis, Whitby, et al., 1945; MacConkey, et al., 1999; Sokokski, and Stapert, 1963 and Williams, 1973, have been used numerous media to prevent this swarming, among these are very dry plate, MacConkey medium containing bile salt, ferrous ions and P-nitrophenyl glycerin.
Nevertheless, in FeSSIF, media which includes the same amount of bile salt and lecithin, a complete dissolution was not achieved.
After that analysis, we determined the relative quantification of the trypsin, bile salt depending lipase, amylase and cytosolic non-specific dipeptidase using the EF1 as reference gene and we observed the following.
Herein lies the problem for cats with DCM: If anything happens during digestion that causes the degradation of the bile salt taurine or that inhibits its reabsorption into the body, more is lost in the feces.
There is reduced bile acid transport and defective bile salt excretion.
Functional inhibition of bile salt export pump (BSEP) leads to a decreased bile salt excretion and a reduced flow of bile, which is called cholestasis.
It has also ability to tolerate bile salt and gastric acid and to neutralize enterotoxin and tocolonize in the GIT.
We aimed to investigate the in vitro adhesion abilities of these probiotic cultures, as well as evaluate the production capacity of bile salt hydrolase enzymes and the production of inhibitory compounds with bactericidal characteristics.
The secretion of bile lipids (bile salts, phospholipids, and cholesterol), the concentration of cholesterol in bile, the size of the bile pool, and the hydrophobicity of the bile salt pool increase significantly with age.
It is not well understood how the C-17 substituted androgens cause cholestasis; it may be due to partial lack or variant of bile salt transporter proteins [3].
New labelled bile acids explore the transport across the [Na.sup.+]-dependent taurocholate cotransporting polypeptide and the canalicular bile salt export pump.