By Neale Ridgway, Roger McLeod
Biochemistry of Lipids: Lipoproteins and Membranes, quantity Six, includes concise chapters that conceal a large spectrum of themes within the box of lipid biochemistry and mobile biology. It offers a tremendous bridge among broad-based biochemistry textbooks and extra technical learn guides, delivering cohesive, foundational info.
It is a worthy device for complicated graduate scholars and researchers who're drawn to exploring lipid biology in additional element, and comprises overviews of lipid biology in either prokaryotes and eukaryotes, whereas additionally supplying basic history at the next descriptions of fatty acid synthesis, desaturation and elongation, and the pathways that lead the synthesis of complicated phospholipids, sphingolipids, and their structural variations. additionally lined are sections on how bioactive lipids are fascinated by telephone signaling with an emphasis on affliction implications and pathological consequences.
- Serves as a common reference publication for scientists learning lipids, lipoproteins and membranes and as a sophisticated and up to date textbook for lecturers and scholars who're acquainted with the fundamental options of lipid biochemistry
- References from present literature could be incorporated in each one bankruptcy to facilitate extra in-depth study
- Key recommendations are supported by way of figures and versions to enhance reader understanding
- Chapters supply ancient point of view and present research of every topic
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36 Biochemistry of Lipids, Lipoproteins and Membranes GPIanchored protein Srckinase FIGURE 14 Model of lipid raft. A PI glycan (GPI)-linked protein is attached to the exterior monolayer of the membrane and Src-kinase to the interior monolayer of the membrane by their respective covalently attached lipids. The mechanism for clustering and coupling Src-kinase with a PI glycanlinked protein is hypothetical. Clustered (dark grey) around the PI glycan are ordered (straight alkyl chains) glycosphingolipids, sphingomyelin and PC with intercalated cholesterol.
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