Where is bile located?

The bile ducts are a series of thin tubes that go from the liver to the small intestine. Their major job is to move a fluid called bile from the liver and gallbladder into the small intestine, where it helps digest the fats in food. Bile is made up of bile acids, cholesterol, phospholipids, bile pigments (such as bilirubin and biliverdin), electrolytes and water. Bile formation is an osmotic secretory process that is driven by the active concentration of bile salts in the bile canaliculi. It breaks down fats into fatty acids, which can be taken into the body by the digestive tract

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