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The Role of Soluble Acyl-Thioester Hydrolase in Fatty Acid Chain-Length Termination in Rabbit Mammary Gland and Liver

  • Jens Knudsen
  • Linda Chivers
  • Raymond Dils
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 101)

Abstract

The fatty acid composition of milk triacylglycerols (triglycerides) varies considerably between species (see Morrison (1970) for review). The fatty acid composition for a particular species is the overall result of the types of fatty acids taken up by the gland and of the types of fatty acids synthesized de novo within the gland. In both cases, the fatty acids may be further transformed within the gland by desaturation, elongation etc.

Keywords

Mammary Gland Fatty Acid Biosynthesis Fatty Acid Synthetase Chain Length Fatty Acid Length Fatty Acid 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jens Knudsen
    • 1
  • Linda Chivers
    • 2
  • Raymond Dils
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of BiochemistryOdense UniversityOdense MDenmark
  2. 2.Department of BiochemistryNottingham University Hospital and Medical SchoolNottinghamEngland
  3. 3.Department of Physiology and BiochemistryUniversity of ReadingWhiteknights, ReadingEngland

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