Lipid Biochemistry: An Introduction / Edition 5

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This is the fifth, completely revised and updated edition of this succ essful and popular textbook. Designed to provide comprehensive coverag e of the biochemistry of lipids for upper level students, some major n ew topics are included in the fifth edition, including greater coverag e of molecular aspects of the subject. Other changes from previous edi tions include the addition of short concluding sections for each chapt er, new artwork, an enlarged page size and the addition of a third aut hor, Keith Frayn, to broaden the coverage of disease aspects of lipids .

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Editorial Reviews

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“After five editions, Lipid Biochemistry still plays a somewhat pioneering role and a new, up-to-date edition is a timely addition.”
Cell Biochemistry & Function, Nov 2004

"...provides a comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of the subject...this is a helpful addition to all studying or researching in the area of lipids and lipid metabolism."
Nutrition Bulletin

"The student friendly format includes summary panels (text boxes) highlighting the narrative, which are used for issues that generate debate and controversy.
The style is easy-going and readable, with humour lightening the serious messages wherever possible. A very good buy."
Food Trade Review 2004

"The student friendly format includes many summary panels (text boxes) highlighting the narrative, which are used especially for issues that generate debate and controversy.
The style is easy-going and readable, with humour lightening the serious messages wherever possible. A very good buy."
Chemistry World

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780632054091
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/18/2002
  • Edition description: Subsequent
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 340
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 0.65 (d)

Table of Contents




1. Lipids: definition, isolation, separation and detection.

2. Fatty acid structure and metabolism.

3. Lipids as energy stores.

4. Dietary lipids.

5. Lipid transport.

6. Lipids in cellular structures.

7. Metabolism of structural lipids.

Further reading.


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