Fewpal
0 votes
208 views
in Digestion and Absorption by (15 points)
What is the function of Bile Juice secreted by Liver?

Please log in or register to answer this question.

2 Answers

0 votes
by (67.2k points)

* It helps the body to absorb the breakdown products of fat in the gut. Bile salts bind with lipids to form micelles. This is then absorbed through the intestinal mucosa.
* Emulsify fats and break it down into small particles.
* It kills germs present in the food.
* It has an important part in the absorption of the fat-soluble vitamins.
* Bile also carries excess cholesterol out of the body and 'dumps' it into the gastrointestinal tract where it can be passed out with other waste matter.
* This reduces the acid content of the chyme.

0 votes
by (92 points)
  • Its main role is to reduce the acid content in the stomach or chyme.
  • it usually also carries bicarbonates and other salts which are pretty good for our body.
  • its very important role is in emulsification of fats by converting them into micelles.

Related questions

Welcome to Sarthaks eConnect: A unique platform where students can interact with teachers/experts/students to get solutions to their queries. Students (upto class 10+2) preparing for All Government Exams, CBSE Board Exam, ICSE Board Exam, State Board Exam, JEE (Mains+Advance) and NEET can ask questions from any subject and get quick answers by subject teachers/ experts/mentors/students.

Categories

...