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Lipid Biochemistry: An Introduction / Edition 3

Lipid Biochemistry: An Introduction / Edition 3

by M. I. Gurr, A. T. James
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ISBN-13: 9780412226304
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 01/01/1980
Edition description: 3rd ed
Pages: 247
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Table of 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.

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