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Academic & Professional Books  Organismal to Molecular Biology  Animals: General

The Fats of Life

By: Caroline M Pond
337 pages, 5 b/w photos, 10 line illus
The Fats of Life
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  • The Fats of Life ISBN: 9780521635776 Paperback Aug 1998 Usually dispatched within 6 days
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About this book

Shows how fat plays a vital role in energy storage and insulation for migration, breeding, and mating.

Contents

Prologue; 1. Introduction to fats; 2. Introduction to fatty tissues; 3. Diverse fatty acids; 4. Lipids in action; 5. The functions of fattening; 6. The functions of fat; 7. Fat people; 8. Fat and health; Epilogue; Index.

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By: Caroline M Pond
337 pages, 5 b/w photos, 10 line illus
Media reviews

'The Fats of Life' is a most entertaining read - so much so that, once started, I found it hard to put down.' Professor Per Bjorntorp, Obesity Matters

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