Lipid Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Lipid.

  • 5 Encyclopedia Articles

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Encyclopedia Articles (5)

248 words, approx. 1 pages
Lipids Lipids are a group of compounds that are rich in carbon-hydrogen bonds and are generally insoluble in water. The main categories are glycerolipids, sterols, and waxes. Glycerolipids have fatty ... Read more
507 words, approx. 2 pages
Lipids and Lipid Metabolism A lipid is a molecule that is at least partially composed of a chain of hydrocarbons--carbons in association with hydrogen molecules. Hydrocarbon chains tend to exclude wat... Read more
754 words, approx. 3 pages
Lipids Lipids belong to a broad class of animal- and plant-derived compounds which include fats and oils. They are insoluble in water because they are composed primarily of long chains of hydrocarbons... Read more
1,507 words, approx. 6 pages
Lipids Lipids are a group of organic compounds characterized by their presence in plants and animals, and their insolubility in water. They are extracted from cells using solvents such as ether or ben... Read more
766 words, approx. 3 pages
Lipids The lipids are one of four major families of biochemical compounds, the other three being carbohydrates, proteins, and nucleic acids. Biochemical compounds are organic (carbon-containing) compo... Read more