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Lipids, malnutrition & the developing brain : a Ciba Foundation Symposium jointly with the Nestlé Foundation in memory of Sir Norman Wright.

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Subject: Developmental psychobiology > Congresses.
Malnutrition > Congresses.
Lipids in nutrition > Congresses.
Lipid Metabolism.
Nutrition Disorders.
Genre: Congresses.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780470719862
  • ISBN: 0470719869
  • ISBN: 9780470717523
  • ISBN: 0470717521
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 326 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: Amsterdam ; Associated Scientific Publishers, 1972.

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General Note: Proceedings of the Symposium on Lipids, Malnutrition and the Developing Brain, held Oct. 19-21, 1971, London.
Editors: Katherine Elliott and Julie Knight.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: The developing brain and the damage inflicted by malnutrition : an introduction / Alexander Von Muralt -- Vulnerable periods of brain development / John Dobbing -- The role of fatty acids in myelin and other important brain structures / D. Chapman -- Types of fatty acids in brain lipids, their derivation and function / J.F. Mead, G.A. Dhopeshwarkar -- Biosynthesis of the myelin sheath / A.N. Davison -- Genetic disorders of myelination / N.A. Baumann, J.M. Bourre, C. Jacque, S. Pollet -- Critical periods in brain development / N. Herschkowitz, E. Rossi -- Effects of essential fatty acid deficiency on the central nervous system in the growing rat / R. Paoletti, C. Galli -- Effects on offspring of maternal malnutrition in the rat / L. Svennerholm, C. Alling, A. Bruce, I. Karlsson, O. Sapia -- Polyenoic fatty acid metabolism of phosphoglycerides in developing brain / Joseph Bernsohn, Steven R. Cohen -- Lipid metabolism of brain tissue in culture / John H. Menkes -- Malnutrition and cellular growth in the brain : existence of critical periods / Myron Wlnick, Pedro Rosso, Jo Anne Brasel -- Evaluation of modern foods as sources of lipids / U.M.T. Houtsmuller -- Malnutrition and mental retardation : conceptual issues / Francisco Cobos -- Cross-cultural evaluation of human intelligence / Robert E. Klein, Barry M. Lester, Charles Yarbrough, Jean-Pierre Habicht -- Nutritional influences in the evolution of mammalian brain / M.A. Crawford, A.J. Sinclair -- Looking back / Alexander Von Muralt.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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