2009

Lipids in Aquatic Ecosystems

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ISBN: 978-0-387-88607-7 (Print) 978-0-387-89366-2 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

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    Pages 1-24

    Algal lipids and effect of the environment on their biochemistry

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    Pages 25-42

    Formation and Transfer of Fatty Acids in Aquatic Microbial Food Webs: Role of Heterotrophic Protists

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    Pages 43-64

    Ecological significance of sterols in aquatic food webs

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    Pages 65-92

    Fatty acids and oxylipins as semiochemicals

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    Pages 93-114

    Integrating lipids and contaminants in aquatic ecology and ecotoxicology

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    Pages 115-146

    Crustacean zooplankton fatty acid composition

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    Pages 147-178

    Fatty Acid Ratios in Freshwater Fish, Zooplankton and Zoobenthos – Are There Specific Optima?

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    Pages 179-210

    Preliminary estimates of the export of omega-3 highly unsaturated fatty acids (EPA+DHA) from aquatic to terrestrial ecosystems

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    Pages 211-236

    Biosynthesis of polyunsaturated fatty acids in aquatic ecosystems: general pathways and new directions

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    Pages 237-256

    Health and condition in fish: the influence of lipids on membrane competency and immune response

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    Pages 257-280

    Lipids in marine copepods: latitudinal characteristics and perspective to global warming

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    Pages 281-308

    Tracing aquatic food webs using fatty acids: from qualitative indicators to quantitative determination

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    Pages 309-326

    Essential fatty acids in aquatic food webs

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    Pages 327-354

    Human life: caught in the food web

  16. Back Matter

    Pages 355-377