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Concluding Remarks on Metabolic Aspects of Animal Peroxisomes

  • Peter Böck
  • Robert Kramar
  • Margit Pavelka
Part of the Cell Biology Monographs book series (CELLBIOL, volume 7)

Abstract

In the preceding chapters a considerable number of metabolic capacities have been reported. On the other hand, the functions of animal peroxisomes are far from being classifiable under a common principle in spite of the peroxisome concept (Section I.C.). Nevertheless, in the light of new developments (e.g., the detection of a peroxisomal fatty acid β-oxidation), some unifying views of the metabolic functions of peroxisomes are presented in this chapter.

Keywords

Primary Hyperoxaluria Harderian Gland Glycolate Oxidase Hexose Monophosphate Peroxisomal Fatty Acid 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Böck
    • 1
  • Robert Kramar
    • 2
  • Margit Pavelka
    • 3
  1. 1.Anatomisches InstitutTechnische Universität MünchenFederal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Institut für Medizinische ChemieUniversität WienAustria
  3. 3.Institut für Mikromorphologie und ElektronenmikroskopieUniversität WienAustria

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