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Sphingolipid Biology

Publication year: 2006

ISBN: 978-4-431-34200-7

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This book provides many examples of exciting new developments in sphingolipid biology/sphingolipidology that are changing our understanding of how multicellular organisms grow, develop, function, age, and die. Key areas addressed include sphingolipid biosynthesis, transport and membrane organization/lipid rafts; genetic approaches to understanding the roles of membrane sphingolipid biosynthesis; sphingolipid metabolism, specific G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs), and signal transduction; and sphingolipid-associated disease and drug development.

Subject: Biomedical and Life Sciences, Activation, Lipid, base, biology, biosynthesis, cell, cell membrane, enzymes, membrane, metabolism, migration, protein, proteins, saccharomyces cerevisiae, synthesis