Advances in Lipid Research - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781483199405, 9781483224435

Advances in Lipid Research, Volume 4

1st Edition

Editors: Rodolfo Paoletti David Kritchevsky
eBook ISBN: 9781483224435
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1966
Page Count: 320
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Table of Contents


List of Contributors

Preface

Content of Previous Volumes

The Role of Lipids in Blood Coagulation

I. Introduction

II. Current Theory on the Mechanism of Blood Coagulation

III. Studies on Lipids Derived from Platelets

IV. Experiments with Lipids from Sources Other than Platelets

V. Biophysical Aspects of Coagulation

VI. Hypercoagulability, Thrombosis, and Atherosclerosis as Related to Lipids

VII. Summary

References

Lipid Responses to Dietary Carbohydrates

I. Introduction

II. Liver

III. Serum

IV. Adipose Tissue

V. Other Dietary Carbohydrate:Lipid Interrelationships

VI. Conclusions

References

Effects of Catecholamines on Lipid Mobilization

I. Introduction

II. Correlations to Adrenergic α and β Functions

III. Specificity of the Reaction

IV. Quantitative Aspects

V. Mechanism of Action

References

The Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids of Microorganisms

I. Introduction

II. Occurrence of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Protists

III. Biosynthesis of Protist Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids

IV. Function of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Protists

V. Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Phylogenetic Relationships

References

Lipid Metabolism in the Bacteria

I. Introduction

II. Subcellular Distribution of Lipid

III. The Fatty Acids of Bacterial Lipids

IV. Phospholipids

V. Glycolipids

VI. Functions of Lipids in the Bacteria

References

Quantitative Methods for the Study of Vitamin D

I. Introduction

II. Physicochemical Methods

III. Biological Methods

IV. Isotopic Methods

V. Gas-Liquid Chromatography

VI. Isolation and Purification

VII. Conclusion

References

Labeling and Radiopurity of Lipids

I. Introduction

II. Radiopurity and Chemical Purity

III. Recommended Procedures for Determination of Radiopurity and Chemical Purity

IV. Biosynthetic Preparation of Lipids

V. Organic Synthesis and Exchange Labeling of Lipids

References

Author Index

Subject Index

Description

Advances in Lipid Research, Volume 4 provides information pertinent to the actions of catecholamines to lipid metabolism. This book discusses lipid metabolism in microorganisms wherein one relates specifically to the fatty acids of microorganisms and the other to general aspects of lipid metabolism in microorganisms.

Organized into seven chapters, this volume begins with an overview of some of the contributions of lipid research to the understanding of the clotting mechanism. This text then examines the extent to which dietary carbohydrate interferes in lipid metabolism. Other chapters consider the lipid-mobilizing effects of adrenomimetic agents, which are highly specific for the depot type of adipose tissue. This book discusses as well a number of areas of bacterial lipid biochemistry that are under investigation. The final chapter deals with the procedures for assessing the purity of labeled lipids by organic synthesis, biosynthesis, and isotope exchange techniques.

This book is a valuable resource for biochemists, scientists, and research workers.


Details

No. of pages:
320
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1966
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9781483224435

About the Editors

Rodolfo Paoletti Editor

David Kritchevsky Editor