Fatty Acids and Lipids - New Findings
International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL), 4th Congress, Tsukuba, Japan, June 2000
Editor(s): Hamazaki T. (Toyoma)
Okuyama H. (Nagoya)
Society/Societies: International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids
Publication year: 2001
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World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics , Vol. 88
Editor(s): Koletzko B. (Munich)
X + 260 p., 53 fig., 27 tab., hard cover, 2001
Status: out of print, available online
The publication at hand gives an outline of recent advances in both of these topics, including a general discussion on fatty acid nutrition and metabolism. Moreover, issues such as vascular functions, inflammation, bone metabolism, cancer, obesity and lipoprotein metabolism are dealt with in this context. Finally, the book also contains new findings on bioactive lipids such as anandamide and related compounds, as well as on conjugated linoleic acid.
Scientists interested in nutrition, cardiovascular disease, behavior and psychiatry as well as fatty acid metabolism and lipids in general will find this publication a most welcome source of information.