Life - As a Matter of Fat : The Emerging Science of Lipidomics

LIFE - as a Matter of Fat Lipidomics is the science of the fats called lipids. Lipids are as important for life as proteins, sugars, and genes. The present book gives a multi-disciplinary perspective on the physics of life and the particular role played by lipids and the lipid-bilayer component of c...

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Main Author: Mouritsen, Ole G.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005, 2005
Edition:1st ed. 2005
Series:The Frontiers Collection
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Lipidomics — A Science Beyond Stamp Collection
  • Lipids Make Sense
  • Lipids in Bilayers — A Stressful Life
  • The More We Are Together
  • Lipids in Flatland
  • Social Lipids
  • Lively Lipids Provide for Function
  • Proteins at Lipid Mattresses
  • Lipids in Action
  • Cholesterol on the Scene
  • Lipids in Charge
  • Being Smart — A Fishy Matter of Fat
  • Liquor and Drugs — As a Matter of Fat
  • Lipid Eaters
  • Powerful and Strange Lipids at Work
  • Survival by Lipids