Life: The Science of Biology 11th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-31901-016-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-31901-016-4

Chapter 50 - Nutrition, Digestion, and Absorption - 50.3 - The Vertebrate Gastrointestinal System Is a Disassembly Line - 50.3 Recap - Learning Outcomes - Page 1085: 2


Bile sides have a lipophilic end and a hydrophilic end. This allows them to stick to both water and fats, forming micelles that enlarge the surface area of the fats that can be reached by lipase.

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