As discussed in section 188.8.131.52, newly absorbed fatty acids are re-esterified to form triacylglycerol in the intestinal mucosal cells, then assembled into chylomicrons, which enter the lacteal of the villus (see Figure 4.2), then the lymphatic system; they enter the bloodstream (the subclavian vein) at the thoracic duct. Chylomicrons begin to appear in the bloodstream about 60 minutes after a fatty meal, and have normally been cleared within 6-8 hours. In the bloodstream they acquire three additional proteins from HDL:
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