News tagged with fatty acids

Which is more wholesome—wild or farmed fish?

Choosing between wild and farmed fish is often a dilemma for consumers. Wild-captured fish cost twice as much as their farmed counterparts; a difference that many believe is justified by their better taste and nutritional ...

dateJul 14, 2016 in Ecology
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How yeast cells regulate their fat balance

Not only humans but also each of their body cells must watch their fat balance. Fats perform highly specialised functions, especially in the cell membrane. A research group at the Buchmann Institute for Molecular Life Sciences ...

dateJun 23, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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Survival through a biochemical shortcut

A research team headed by Teymuras Kurzchalia at the MPI-CBG in Dresden found that nematodes and yeast can survive extreme desiccation by taking advantage of a metabolic shortcut, the glyoxylate shunt. This alternate metabolic ...

dateApr 26, 2016 in Biotechnology
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