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Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN10: 0080860923 ISBN13: 9780080860923 DDC: 574.19/2 s 574.19/247 20 Edition: (electronic bk.)


This is the third edition of this advanced textbook, written with two major objectives in mind. One is to provide an advanced textbook covering the major areas in the fields of lipid, lipoprotein, and membrane biochemistry, and molecular biology. The seco.


Front Cover; Biochemistry of Lipids, Lipoproteins and Membranes; Copyright Page; Preface; List of contributors; Contents; Chapter 1. Physical properties and functional roles of lipids in membranes; Chapter 2. Lipid metabolism in prokaryotes; Chapter 3. Oxidation of fatty acids; Chapter 4. Fatty acid synthesis in eukaryotes; Chapter 5. Fatty acid desaturation and chain elongation in eukaryotes; Chapter 6. Glycerolipid biosynthesis in eukaryotes; Chapter 7, Ether-linked lipids and their bioactive species: occurrence, chemistry, metabolism, regulation, and function; Chapter 8. Phospholipases. Chapter 9. Glycerolipids in signal transductionChapter 10. Adipose tissue and lipid metabolism; Chapter 11. The eicosanoids: cyclooqgenase. lipoxygenase. and epoxygenase pathways; Chapter 12. Sphingolipids: metabolism and cell signalling; Chapter 13. Isoprenoids, sterols and bile acids; Chapter 14. Lipid metabolism in plants; Chapter 15. Lipid assembly into cell membranes; Chapter 16. Assembly of proteins into membran. Electronic reproduction.Available via World Wide Web.


  • Dewey Decimal: 574.19/2 s 574.19/247 20

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  • Physical Description: 577 p.
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