Skip to main content

Save up to 20% on Elsevier print and eBooks with free shipping. No promo code needed.

Save up to 20% on print and eBooks.

Membrane Lipid Signaling in Aging and Age-Related Disease

1st Edition, Volume 12 - May 6, 2003

Editor: M.P. Mattson

Language: English
Hardback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 4 - 5 1 2 9 7 - 0
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 0 8 - 0 5 2 2 5 0 - 0

The lipids of cellular membranes not only serve roles in controlling the structure and fluidity of the membrane, but are increasingly recognized for their roles as signalling… Read more

Membrane Lipid Signaling in Aging and Age-Related Disease

Purchase options

LIMITED OFFER

Save 50% on book bundles

Immediately download your ebook while waiting for your print delivery. No promo code is needed.

The lipids of cellular membranes not only serve roles in controlling the structure and fluidity of the membrane, but are increasingly recognized for their roles as signalling molecules and modifiers of membrane protein function. Recent studies described in this volume reveal striking changes in membrane lipids during aging and in age-related diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease and neurodegenerative disorders. Lipids including inositol phospholipids, cholesterol, sphingolipids and ceramides play important roles in signalling cellular responses to stress and specific stimuli such as growth factors, cytokines and neurotransmitters. One or more of these lipid mediators has been linked to the pathogenesis of age-related diseases.



This book provides a comprehensive review of specific membrane lipid mediators and their roles in aging and age-related disease.