Phat on potential, lipidomics is gaining weight

The post-holiday New Year might not seem like an ideal time to celebrate fat. But when it comes to lipids, there is no better time. For the past 15 years, scientists have been working to specify and classify these fatty acids in order to develop techniques, tools and terms to better study them. Now a new generation of chemists and biochemists is pounding out research to further understand the complex nature of lipids. The pending results, according to a new article in Science Signaling, could reshape the diagnosis and treatment of various acute and chronic conditions—from diabetes and atherosclerosis to cancer and auto-immunity.

Phat on potential, lipidomics is gaining weight

The post-holiday New Year might not seem like an ideal time to celebrate fat. But when it comes to lipids, there is no better time. For the past 15 years, scientists have been working to specify ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Medical Xpress

Phat on potential, lipidomics is gaining weight, Thu 10 Jan 19 from Eurekalert

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