Figure of cell showing transport of various compounds through the lipid bilayer.

Basolateral lipid transporters. (Image courtesy of Dr. Martin Carey.)


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The most recent knowledge of the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, biophysics, and bioengineering of the gastrointestinal tract and the associated pancreatic, liver and biliary tract systems is presented and discussed. Gross and microscopic pathology and the clinical aspects of important gastroenterological diseases are then presented, with emphasis on integrating the molecular, cellular and pathophysiological aspects of the disease processes to their related symptoms and signs.

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Daniel Chung, Jonathan Glickman, Martin Carey, and Raymond Chung. HST.121 Gastroenterology, Fall 2005. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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