TitleLife - as a matter of fat : the emerging science of lipidomics
Author(s)Ole G. Mouritsen
PublicationBerlin, Springer, 2005.
Description1 online resource (xii, 276 p.) : ill
Abstract NoteThis book presents a multi-disciplinary perspective on the physics of life and the particular role played by lipids and the lipid-bilayer component of cell membranes. The emphasis is on the physical properties of lipid membranes seen as soft and molecularly structured interfaces
Contents NotePrologue: Lipidomics -- A Science Beyond Stamp Collection; Life from Molecules; Head and Tail; Oil and Water; Lipids Speak the Language of Curvature; A Matter of Softness; Soft Shells Shape Up; Biological Membranes -- Models and Fashion; 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; 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
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (p. [227]-253) and index
Keyword(s)1. EBOOK 2. EBOOK - SPRINGER 3. Fatty acids 4. Lipid membranes 5. Lipides 6. Lipids 7. MEDICAL
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