Which of the following is absorbed from colon?
|A||Long-chain fatty acids|
Most substances are absorbed from small intestine.
Substances absorbed from colon :
Sodium is absorbed in significant amounts in colon; in fact sodium (and also chloride) is absorbed throughout the small intestine and colon Chloride is absorbed to some extent Short-chain fatty acids are absorbed from colon
(Note : long-chain fatty acids are absorbed from small intestine)
Substance secreted into colon
Potassium : this is secreted into the colon when the luminal K+ is low.