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Biological role of plant lipids

International Symposium on the Biological Role of Plant Lipids (8th 1988 Budapest, Hungary)

Biological role of plant lipids

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Published by Plenum Press, Akadémiai Kiadó in New York, Budapest, Hungary .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plant lipids -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Péter A. Biacs, Katalin Gruiz, Tibor Kremmer.
    ContributionsBiacs, Péter A., Gruiz, Katalin., Kremmer, Tibor., Lichtenthaler, Hartmut K.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK898.L56 I565 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 625 p. :
    Number of Pages625
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2061752M
    ISBN 100306431815
    LC Control Number88043522


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Lipids of Chlamydomonas Reinhardtii: Incorporation of 14C-Acetate, Palmitate and Oleate into Different Lipids and Evidence for Lipid-Linked Desaturation of Fatty Acids Pages Giroud, Ch.

(et al.). Lipids of Chlamydomonas Reinhardtii: Incorporation of 14 C-Acetate, Palmitate and Oleate into Different Lipids and Evidence for Lipid-Linked Desaturation of Fatty. This book constitutes publication of the proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on the Biological Role of Plant Lipids, held at Budapest, Hungary on July papers are grouped into chapters on lipid metabolism (including in Biological role of plant lipids book, structural and functional organization of lipids, biosynthesis and function of prenyllipids, carrier proteins and genetics of plant lipids.

1 Lipid Metabolism Structural and Functional Organization of Lipids Biosinthesis and Function of Prenyllipids Carrier Proteins, Genetics of Plant Lipids --Chapters 5 Biocides, Interaction with Plant Lipids Biotechnology of Lipids, Nutritional Aspects Development, Environment, Stress --Author Index --Index of Taxa.

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Pages Abstract Biological membranes define the outer limits of cells and organelles and are composed of. Publisher Summary. Plants produce the majority of the world's lipids, and most animals, including humans, depend on these lipids as a major source of calories and essential fatty acids.

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Plant lipid-transfer proteins (LTPs) are abundant, small, lipid binding proteins that are capable of exchanging lipids between membranes in vitro. Despite their name, a role in intracellular lipid transport is considered unlikely, based on their extracellular by:   Non-polar molecules are hydrophobic (“water fearing”), or insoluble in water.

Lipids perform many different functions in a cell. Cells store energy for long-term use in the form of fats. Lipids also provide insulation from the environment for plants and animals (Figure \(\PageIndex{1}\)).

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The Plant Cell, Vol. 7,July O American Society of Plant Physiologists Lipid Biosynthesis John Ohlroggeav‘ and John Browseb a Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan lnstitute of Biological Chemistry, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington Another major biological function of lipids is that it provides mechanical protection.

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Lipids include fats, steroids, phospholipids, and waxes. One main characteristic of lipids is that they do not dissolve in water. What do they do. Lipids play an important role in living organisms. The availability of lipids are necessary for maintaining healthy hair and skin, the proper functioning of the nervous system and aiding in the absorption of vitamins A, D, E and K.

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