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Peroxisomal -Oxidation of
Unsaturated Fatty Acids


By Katelijne De Nys
September 2002
Leuven University Press
ISBN: 90-5867-240-9
128 pages, Illustrated, 6 1/8" x 9 3/8"
$62.50 Paper Original


Contents of this doctoral dissertation include: An introduction to peroxisomes, Peroxisomal -oxidation, perixsomal disorders, polyunsaturated fatty acids; an aim and outline of the study; materials and methods, animals, mammalian cell lines, synthesis of substrates, characterization of the human peroxisomal 2, 4-dienoyl-CoA reductase; -oxidation experiments on freshly isolated hepatocytes; -oxidation experiments on cultured fibroblasts; statistical methods; general discussion.

Biochemistry
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