Handbook of Neurochemistry and Molecular Neurobiology: Neural Lipids

Hardcover | October 27, 2009

EditorAbel Lajtha, Guido Tettamanti, Gianfrancesco Goracci

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:774 pages, 9.53 × 6.69 × 0.01 inPublished:October 27, 2009Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387303456

ISBN - 13:9780387303451


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Biochemistry and molecular biology of neural lipids: General Aspects.- Advances in lipid analysis/lipidomics.- Metabolism and enzymology of Glycerolipids.- Metabolism and enzymology of Sphingolipids.- Metabolism and enzymology of Cholesterol and steroids.- In vivo metabolic studies.- Lipid metabolism in brain development and aging.- Cellular and Subcellular localization of neural lipids.- Nuclear lipids and their signaling functions.- Mitochondrial lipids.- Synaptic Junctions.- Lipid rafts.- Myelin.- Growth Cones.- Functions of Neural Lipids.- Lipid mediators:general aspects.- Choline and ethanolamine phosphoglycerides.- Phosophoinositides.- Sphingoinds/Sphingomyelin.- The endocannabinoids system and its manifold central action.- Lipid mediators and modulators of neural functions.- Phosphoinostides.- Lysophosphatidate and lysolipids.- polyunsaturated fatty acids and bioactive derivatives.- Platelet-activating factor.- Anandamide and acylethanolamides.- 2 arachidonylglycerol.- Sphingoids.- Sulfatides.- Gangliosides.- Steroids.- Protein lipid anchors.- Diet, brain lipids and brain functions.- Polyunsaturated fatty acids.- Choline.- Alcohol.- Neural lipids in dysfunctions and diseases.- Phospholipase A2 and neurodegeneration.- Oxidative stress and lipid peroxydation.- Anoxia, ischemia and reperfusion.- Lipids in Altzheimers disease brain.- Parkinsons disease.- Multiple sclerosis.- ALS.- Peroxisomal disorders.- Sphingolipid-inherited diseases of the CNS.- Tumors.- knock out animal models.