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dc.contributor.advisorJolly, Christopher A.en
dc.creatorFeng, Haoqien
dc.date.accessioned2010-06-04T14:47:47Zen
dc.date.available2010-06-04T14:47:47Zen
dc.date.issued2009-08en
dc.date.submittedAugust 2009en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2152/ETD-UT-2009-08-322en
dc.descriptiontexten
dc.description.abstractLipid rafts are operationally defined as cholesterol-rich membrane microdomains resistant to solubilization in nonionic detergents at low temperatures. Lipid rafts, which are quite different in lipid composition from the surrounding membranes, are of great importance to signal transduction, protein sorting and membrane transport. They have been implicated in a range of biosynthetic and endocytic processes and systems-signaling, molecular trafficking, diseases as well as being involved in the immune, vascular, digestive and reproductive systems. Dietary nutrients like fatty acids and vitamins of different types also play a critical and decisive role in the regulation of lipid rafts.en
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen
dc.language.isoengen
dc.subjectlipid raftsen
dc.subjectagingen
dc.subjectdietary effectsen
dc.subjectimmunityen
dc.titleThe influence of lipid rafts on aging and immunologyen
dc.contributor.committeeMemberCiolino, Henryen
dc.description.departmentNutritional Sciencesen
dc.type.genrethesisen
thesis.degree.departmentNutritional Sciencesen
thesis.degree.disciplineNutritional Sciencesen
thesis.degree.grantorThe University of Texas at Austinen
thesis.degree.levelMastersen
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Artsen


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