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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lipid

In biology, a lipid is a substance of biological origin that is soluble in nonpolar solvents. ... The main biological functions of lipids include storing energy, signaling, and acting as structural components of cell membranes. Lipids have ...

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Oct 9, 2012 ... Researchers have found that lipids have a much more diverse and widespread biological role in the body in terms of intracellular signalling or ...

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Lipids contribute to cell structure, provide stored fuel and also take part in many biological processes. .... Lipids perform several biological functions: Lipids are ...

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Lipids can serve a diverse range of functions within a cell, including: ... Triglycerides: Function as a long-term energy source in animals (fats) and plants (oils) ...

www.quora.com/What-are-the-main-biological-functions-of-lipids

Lipids are a very broad class of biomolecules that essentially encompasses everything that's primarily built from small hydrocarbon building blocks (like iso...

basicbiology.net/micro/biochemistry/lipids

Apr 22, 2016 ... Lipids are a group of biological molecules that include fats, oils and some ... Arguably the most important function lipids perform is as the ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17103115

Specific membrane proteins, termed lipid flippases, play an essential role in this transport process. Energy-independent flippases allow common phospholipids ...

www.livestrong.com/article/281655-functions-of-lipids-carbohydrates-nucleic-acids-proteins

Aug 14, 2017 ... The main substances found in every cell are a combination of lipids, carbohydrates, nucleic... ... Functions of Lipids, Carbohydrates, Nucleic Acids & Proteins. by ADAM CLOE PH.D./M.D. ... Types of Biological Macromolecules.

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The main biological function of lipids include energy storage, as structural components of cell membranes, and as important signaling molecules. Lipids are a ...