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Lipids Current Perspectives by D Jo Betteridge

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Published by Taylor & Francis .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cardiovascular medicine,
  • Lipids,
  • Metabolism,
  • Clinical Chemistry,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Medical,
  • Biochemistry,
  • Medical / Laboratory Medicine

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9715651M
ISBN 101853172316
ISBN 109781853172311

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People today are taught to be “hydrophobic.” Fats are said to be bad for people, and they should not be included in the diet. However, fats and lipids are an essential part of the everyday functioning of the human body, down to the molecular level. They are used . Serves as a general reference book for scientists studying lipids, lipoproteins and membranes and as an advanced and up-to-date textbook for teachers and students who are familiar with the basic concepts of lipid biochemistry; Show less. Cholesterol and triglycerides are insoluble in water and therefore these lipids must be transported in association with proteins. Lipoproteins are complex particles with a central core containing cholesterol esters and triglycerides surrounded by free cholesterol, phospholipids, and apolipoproteins. Plasma lipoproteins can be divided into seven classes based on size, lipid composition, and Cited by: Serves as a general reference book for scientists studying lipids, lipoproteins and membranes and as an advanced and up-to-date textbook for teachers and students who are familiar with the basic concepts of lipid biochemistry; References from current literature will .

Although the term "lipid" is sometimes used as a synonym for fats, fats are a subgroup of lipids called triglycerides. Lipids also encompass molecules such as fatty acids and their derivatives (including tri-, di-, monoglycerides, and phospholipids), as well as other sterol-containing metabolites such as cholesterol. Management of Lipids in Clinical Practice Stone & Conrad Blum Advanced Students: More costly John Hopkins Textbook of Dyslipidemia Peter Kwitterovich. Has my highest recommendation Hyperlipidemia Diagnosis and Management 3rd Edition Paul Durringtom Publisher Hodder Arnold This is also a superb book with a lot of biochemistry. Apr 11,  · Contents include abbreviations and definitions used in the study of lipids, routine analytical methods, fatty acid structure and metabolism, dietary lipids and lipids as energy stores, lipid transport, lipids in cellular structures and the metabolism of structural lipids. The book provides a most comprehensive treatment of the subject, making. Mar 28,  · Lipids are a broad group of naturally occurring molecules which includes fats, waxes, sterols, fat-soluble vitamins (such as vitamins A, D, E and K), monoglycerides, diglycerides, phospholipids, and others. The main biological functions of lipids include energy storage, as structural components of cell membranes, and as important signaling molecules.

found that the animals’ lipids and cholesterol contained both labeled carbon and hydrogen. From this they concluded that both carbon atoms in acetic acid were used for the synthesis of fatty acids and cholesterol. Eventually Rittenberg became director of the isotope laboratory at P & S in and remained there until he retired. Aug 31,  · Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Lipids Books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Aug 12,  · Sphingolipids are lipids for which the precursor is the amino alcohol sphingosine, rather than glycerol. A glycolipid has a sugar substituted at one of the OH groups of either glycerol or sphingosine. All are highly polar lipids found in cell membranes. known as lipids. A more commonly used term for lipids is fats. As we did in Lesson 3, first we will look at the structure of lipids. Then, we’ll examine how lipids behave and, finally, we’ll discuss how lipids are used in living organisms. Like carbohydrates, lipids are composed of .