Further Reading

Frohnert BI and Bernlohr DA (2000) Regulation of fatty acid transporters in mammalian cells. Progress in Lipid Research 39: 83-107.

Gibbons GF (2003) Regulation of fatty acid and cholesterol synthesis: co-operation or competition? Progress in Lipid Research 42: 479-497.

Gunstone FD, Harwood JL, and Padley FB (eds.) (1994) The Lipid Handbook, 2nd edn. London: Chapman & Hall.

Kunau WH, Dommes V, and Schulz H (1995) Beta-oxidation of fatty acids in mitochondria, peroxisomes, and bacteria: a century of continued progress. Progress in Lipid Research 34: 267-342.

McGarry JD and Foster DW (1980) Regulation of hepatic fatty acid oxidation and ketone body production. Annual Review of Biochemistry 49: 395-420.

Numa S (ed.) (1984) Fatty Acid Metabolism and its Regulation. New York: Elsevier.

Vance DE and Vance JE (eds.) (2002) Biochemistry of Lipids, Lipoproteins and Membranes, 4th edn. New Comprehensive Biochemistry 36. New York: Elsevier.

Wanders RJ, Vreken P, Ferdinandusse S et al. (2001) Peroxisomal fatty acid alpha- and beta-oxidation in humans: enzymology, peroxisomal metabolite transporters and peroxisomal diseases. Biochemical Society Transactions 29: 250-267.

Watkins PA (1997) Fatty acid activation. Progress in Lipid Research 36: 55-83.

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