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Overview on Phospholipids: Chemistry, Nomenclature and Analytical Methodology

  • G. B. Ansell
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 33)


After decades in which phospholipids were considered as inconvenient, impure mixtures of intractable materials, claiming the attention of only a few devotees (Klenk, Levene) the era commencing in about 1950 has been one of intense fundamental research on their nature, metabolism and function in animals, micro-organisms and plants.


High Performance Liquid Chromatography Thin Layer Chromatography Chain Fatty Acid Living System Analytical Methodology 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. B. Ansell
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  1. 1.Department of Pharmacology, The Medical SchoolUniversity of BirminghamBirminghamUK

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