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Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Medicine and Health.

n. a lipoprotein particle present in the blood after digested fat has been absorbed from the small intestine. The lipid portion consists largely of triglycerides, which are...

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Comparison of the Postprandial Plasma Vitamin A Response in Young and Older Adults

Patrick Borel, Nadia Mekki, Yves Boirie, Anne Partier, Marie-Cécile Alexandre-Gouabau, Pascal Grolier, Bernard Beaufrere, Henri Portugal, Denis Lairon and Véronique Azais-Braesco.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A

March 1998; p ublished online March 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 0 words.

To assess the influence of age on vitamin A intestinal and liver metabolism in humans, the postprandial plasma concentrations of intestinal-originated vitamin A, i.e., retinyl esters, and...

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