Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFAs) : Food Sources, Health Effects and Significance in Biochemistry, Hardback Book

Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFAs) : Food Sources, Health Effects and Significance in Biochemistry Hardback

Edited by Angel Catala

Description

This book presents an overview of polyunsaturated fatty acids (pufas): food sources, health effects and significance in biochemistry.

The topics analyzed cover a broad spectrum of polyunsaturated fatty acids and present new information in this area of research.

The topics analyzed include: microalgae as a source of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids; polyunsaturated fatty acids (pufas) in human health; polyunsaturated fatty acids in artificial membranes modeled by the langmuir monolayer technique; lipid peroxidation at the cross roads of cell proliferation and cancer; advancement in the knowledge of polyunsaturated fatty acids, from discovery to now; the discussion of whether or not polyunsaturated fatty acids are beneficial for failing hearts; polyunsaturated fatty acids (n3) of vegetal origin; proteomic approaches to understand the health effects of marine omega-3 pufa; essential fatty acids; and health implications and threats to sources.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 246 pages
  • Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Biochemistry
  • ISBN: 9781536135725

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