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Lipid Biochemistry : an Introduction

Author: M I Gurr; A T James
Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 1980.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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In the preface to the Second edition, we made a prediction that many exciting developments would take place in the coming years that would change the face of a new edition. This has indeed been the case and the current edition reflects these new advances. Our picture of the structure of the fatty acid synthetase has changed dramatically, bringing a new concept in enzymology - the multicatalytic polypeptide chain.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M I Gurr; A T James
ISBN: 9789400959071 9400959079 9789400959095 9400959095
OCLC Number: 858945807
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1 Lipids: what they are and how the biochemist deals with them --
1.1 General introduction --
1.2 Nomenclature and stereochemistry --
1.3 Analytical techniques --
1.4 Bibliography --
2 Fatty acids --
2.1 Structure and properties --
2.2 The biochemistry of fatty acids --
2.3 Summary --
2.4 Bibliography --
3 Neutral Lipids: glycerides, sterol esters, vitamin A esters, waxes --
3.1 Glycerides --
3.2 Sterol esters --
3.3 Vitamin A esters (retinyl esters) --
3.4 Waxes --
3.5 Analytical techniques --
3.6 Summary --
3.7 Bibliography --
4 Phospholipids --
4.1 Classification of phospholipids --
4.2 Structure and occurrence --
4.3 Biosynthesis of phospholipids --
4.4 Degradation of phospholipids --
4.5 Analysis of phospholipids --
4.6 Summary --
4.7 Bibliography --
5 Glycolipids and sulpholipids --
5.1 Glycosyl ceramides --
5.2 Glycosyl glycerides --
5.3 Other glycolipids and sulpholipids --
5.4 The analysis of glycolipid mixtures --
5.5 Summary --
5.6 Bibliography --
6 Lipids as components of macromolecules --
6.1 Physical and chemical properties of lipids --
6.2 Physical and chemical properties of proteins --
6.3 Association of lipids and proteins --
6.4 Naturally-occurring lipoproteins --
'soluble types' --
6.5 Naturally-occurring lipoproteins --
'membrane types' --
6.6 Lipopolysaccharides and bacterial cell walls --
6.7 Summary --
6.8 Bibliography --
7 Lipids in nutrition, health and disease --
7.1 Introduction: the diverse roles of dietary lipids --
7.2 Source and composition of dietary lipids --
7.3 Different roles of minor lipids in food --
7.4 The metabolism of lipids in relation to disease --
7.5 Summary --
7.6 Bibliography --
General index --
Supplementary index of diseases --
Supplementary index of species --
Supplementary index of tissues.
Responsibility: by M.I. Gurr, A.T. James.

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In the preface to the Second edition, we made a prediction that many exciting developments would take place in the coming years that would change the face of a new edition.  Read more...

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