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Short chain fatty acid
Short chain fatty acids are a sub-group of fatty acids with aliphatic tails of less than eight carbons. They include:
Additional recommended knowledge
Short chain fatty acids, just as medium chain fatty acid, are taken up directly to the portal vein during lipid digestion, in contrast to long chain fatty acids, which are packed into chylomicrons and enter lymphatic capillaries and enter the blood first at the subclavian vein.
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