Advances in Lipobiology, Volume 1

Edited By

  • R.W. Gross, Department of Bioorganic Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA

 

Book information

  • Published: September 1996
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-1-55938-635-7


Table of Contents

Contents. List of Contributors. Preface (R.W. Gross). Regulation of Mammalian CTP: Phosphocholine Cytidylyltransferase (R.B. Cornell). Incorporation and Turnover of Fatty Acids in Escherichia Coli Membrane Phospholipids (C.O. Rock and S. Jackowski). A Branched Metabolic Pathway I Animal Cells Converts 2-Monoacylglycerol into sn-1-Stearoyl-w-Arachidonoyl Phosphatidylinositol and Other Phosphoglycerides (J.A. Glomset). Properties and Regulation of Mammalian Nonpancreatic Phospholipase A2 Enzymes (C.C. Leslie). The Fate of Platelet-Activating Factor: PAF Acetylhydrolases from Plasma and Tissues (T. Imaizumi, D.M. Stafforini, Y. Yamada, G.A. Zimmerman, T.M. McIntyre, and S.M. Prescott). Biosynthesis of Plasmalogens in Mammalian Cells and their Accelerated Catabolism During Cellular Activation (D.A. Ford and R.W. Gross). Plasmalogens, Nitroxide Free Radicals, and Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in the Heart (R. Schulz). Phospholipid Hydrolysis in Pancreatic Islet Beta Cells and the Regulation of Insulin Secretion (J. Turk, R.W. Gross, and S. Ramanadham). The Role of PAF in Reproductive Biology (H. Narahara, R.A. Frenkel, and J.M. Johnson). Sphingolipids as Regulators of Cellular Growth, Differentiation, and Behavior (A.H. Merrill, Jr., D.C. Liotta, and R.T. Riley). Phosphatidylserine Dynamics and Membrane Biogenesis (P.J. Trotter and D.R. Voelker). Diacylglycerol Metabolism in Cellular Membranes (R.A. Coleman and S.H. Zeisel). Phosphatidylinositol 4-Kinases in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae (G.M. Carman, R.J. Buxeda, and J.T. Nickels, Jr.). Phosphoinositide Metabolism in Myocardial Tissue (R.A. Wolf). Role of Arachidonate in Monocyte/Macrophage Function (M.R. Lennartz and J.B. Lefkowith). Index.