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Metabolic pathways in the insect fat body1

Handbook of Physiology, Adipose Tissue

  1. Alisa Tietz

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp050107

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Tietz, A. 2011. Metabolic pathways in the insect fat body1. Comprehensive Physiology. 45–54.

Author Information

  1. Israel Institute for Biological Research, Ness-Ziona, Israel

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Aerobic Energy Production
  • 2
    Nitrogenous Compounds
    • 2.1
      Amino Acids
    • 2.2
      Protein Synthesis
    • 2.3
      Uric Acid
  • 3
    Carbohydrates
  • 4
    Lipids
    • 4.1
      Composition of Body Fat
    • 4.2
      Biosynthesis of Fatty Acids
    • 4.3
      Biosynthesis of Phospholipids
    • 4.4
      Fat Mobilization
    • 4.5
      Conversion of Fat to Carbohydrates
    • 4.6
      Sterol Metabolism
  • 5
    Summary