Flashcards in Absorption of Vitamins and Minerals Deck (13)
Fat soluble vitamins (?) are processed in the same manner as what?
What is made by bacteria in the colon?
Water soluble vitamins (? - except?) enter where? Via what?
B, C, and folic acid
Except vitamin B12
Secondary active transport using Na+-amino acid co-transporters
All water soluble vitamins exit the enterocytes by what? To where?
Folic acid and iron are absorbed where?
In the jejunum
Iron combines with what to form transferrin?
What does transferrin do?
Carries iron in the blood to cells in the liver, spleen, and bone marrow
Once in the liver, spleen, and bone marrow, iron combines with what to form what?
What is the other name for Vitamin B12?
Vitamin B12 is attached to what secreted by the parietal cells of the stomach?
The Vitamin B12-Intrinsic factor complex is delivered to where?
The terminal ileum
In the terminal ileum the Vitamin B12-IF complex is bound to what?
cubilin receptors on the enterocytes and transported in.