Lipids, Genes, and Health

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Science  05 May 2006:
Vol. 312, Issue 5774, pp. 698
DOI: 10.1126/science.1127012

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How Fat Works. By Philip A. Wood. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2006. 263 pp. $35, £21.95, €32.30. ISBN 0-674-01947-4.

The author offers an accessible account of fatty acid metabolism and the consequences of disrupting that metabolic balance.