Bacterial Intestinal Lipid Metabolism

In healthy humans, the vast majority of free fatty acid formed from dietary lipids is absorbed in the small intestine. The anaerobic bacterial microflora have the capability to hydrate, and hydrogenate double bonds found in unsaturated fatty acids (22,23). This is evidenced by the presence of 10-hydroxystearic acid in human feces. The limited amounts of fatty acids that are transported to the lower intestinal tract relegate intestinal bacterial metabolism to minor significance in humans.

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