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. Cholic acid and other bile acids act as ________ agents during digestion, helping to break fats up into smaller droplets that can then be acted on by enzymes.

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The given statement should be completed.

Concept Introduction:

Cholic acid is main component of bile acid which released in the liver and usually combined with glycine. It is responsible for absorption of fat molecules. Bile acids and salts are classification comes under lipid. Bile acid helps in solubilising cholesterol molecules along with the molecules of phospholipids in particle of mixed micelles.

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Cholic acid and other bile acids act as ___ agents during digestion, helping to break the fats up to into smaller droplets that can then be acted on by enzymes.

Hypolipidemic agents are the agent helps in the lowering of heavy or higher fat molecules into smaller particle and helps in...

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