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This section serves as a platform for publication of original and significant knowledge on the biochemistry, metabolism and physiology of lipids. We welcome submissions involving molecular, cellular and whole animal research. The scope includes physiological actions of lipids; metabolic, signaling, bioactive, structural. Biological studies of lipids in cell membranes and the role they play in membrane dynamics and signaling are welcome. Human research, genetics, functional genetics and epidemiological studies are welcome.
We are interested in hypothesis driven research related to how lipids impact health and homeostasis levels and how lipid abnormalities promote etiology of disease e.g. diabetes, obesity, immunity, vascular disease, cognitive defects, aging, are areas of interest.
Submissions can be in the form of Original Research articles or as Brief Research Reports for rapid communication of novel impactful findings. Clinical or translational studies can be submitted under Clinical Trial, Clinical Study Protocol or Case Report article types. Reviews, Mini Reviews and Opinions on research progress, emerging research areas, debated topics, or as highlights of recent high impact reports are welcome.
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