Fatty Acids: Structures and Properties
Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
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How to Cite
Rustan, A. C. and Drevon, C. A. 2005. Fatty Acids: Structures and Properties. eLS. .
- Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
Fatty acids play a key role in metabolism: as a metabolic fuel, as a necessary component of all membranes, and as a gene regulator. In addition, fatty acids have a number of industrial uses.
- biological effects;
- polyunsaturated fatty acids;