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Which of the following statements about absorption of dietary lipids in the intestine is correct?
Dietary triacylglycerol (TAG) must be completely hydrolyzed to free fatty acids (FFA) and glycerol prior to absorption.
Dietary triacylglycerol (TAG) must be partially hydrolyzed to free fatty acids (FFA) and monoacylglycerol prior to absorption.
Fatty acids containing twelve or fewer carbons are absorbed primarily by the lymphatic system.
The presence of bile salts inhibits release of free fatty acids (FFA) from triacylglycerol (TAG).
Chylomicron formation is independent of protein synthesis in intestinal mucosa.