Effect of colipase presence and bile salt concentration on porcine pancreatic lipase activity

  • Yajaira Miguel
Keywords: Gastrointestinal enzymes, Lipolysis, Colipase, pancreatic lipase


A myriad of factors of dietary, endogenous and bacterial origin occur in the lumen of the small intestine, and therefore have the potential to affect the digestive processes there within. Pancreatic is one of a range of enzymes secreted by the pancreatic acinar cells that is involved in digesting dietary lipids for subsequent absorption in the small intestine.