Oleic Acid : Dietary Sources, Functions & Health Benefits Hardback
Edited by Luciano Paulino da Silva
Oleic acid is a monounsaturated fatty acid ubiquitous in nature.
This book discusses the physical-chemical properties, natural sources, evolutionary aspects, biosynthesis, catabolism, nutritional value, health benefits, and biotechnological uses of oleic acid.
Specific topics discussed include oleic acid roles in natural and genetically modified plants, mammalian milk, biofuel production, brain, enzyme immobilisation, and cancer.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 243 pages
- Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc
- Publication Date: 28/05/2013
- Category: Biochemistry
- ISBN: 9781626183322