Lipid Droplets, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0124095216
  • ISBN-13: 9780124095212
  • DDC: 612.397
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 270 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This new volume of Methods in Cell Biology looks at lipid droplets LDs, covering sections on analyses of LDs in model systems, cell/tissue-specific analyses of LDs and imaging and in vitro analyses of LD biogenesis and growth. Chapters are written by experts in the field. With cutting-edge material, this comprehensive collection is intended to guide researchers of LDs for years to come.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Proteomic Studies of Isolated Lipid Droplets from Bacteria, C. elegans, and Mammals.
2: Analysis of Yeast Lipid Droplet Proteome and Lipidome.
3: Visualization of Lipid Droplets in C. elegans by Light and Electron Microscopy.
4: Analysis of Lipid Droplet Dynamics and Functions in Drosophila melanogaster.
5: Analysis of Oil Droplets in Microalgae.
6: Studying Lipolysis in Adipocytes by Combining siRNA Knockdown and Adenovirus-Mediated Overexpression Approaches.
7: Analysis of Lipid Droplets in Hepatocytes.
8: Analysis of Lipid Droplets in Cardiac Muscle.
9: Imaging Cytoplasmic Lipid Droplets in Enterocytes and Assessing Dietary Fat Absorption.
10: Lipid Droplets and Viral Infections.
11: Purification of Integral Membrane Proteins and Lipid-Binding Assays.
12: Imaging of Neutral Lipids and Neutral Lipid Associated Proteins.
13: Imaging Lipid Droplets by Electron Microscopy.
14: Imaging Lipid Droplet Fusion and Growth.
Other Backmatter.