The body is a complex mystery, and in the world of biochemistry lipids are one of the most mysterious. Lipids are fats, and we all know that having too much fat in the body can lead to illness. But did you know lipids carry highly advanced functions,...
Lipids may be broadly defined as hydrophobic or amphiphilic small molecules;
the amphiphilic nature of some lipids allows them to form structures such as ...
Oct 9, 2012 ... By Dr Ananya Mandal, MD. Lipids are molecules that contain hydrocarbons and
make up the building blocks of the structure and function of ...
Lipids. The lipids are a large and diverse group of naturally occurring organic
compounds that are related by their solubility in nonpolar organic solvents (e.g. ...
While fats have been denigrated to the point that many believe that fat should be eliminated from the diet, fat serves many useful purposes. The phosphate group and polar head region of the molecule is hydrophillic (attracted to water), while the fatty acid tail is hyd... More »
Many Forms of Lipids. Lipids are another type of organic molecule. Remember
that organic means they contain carbon (C) atoms. It's not like organic farming at
Jan 9, 2014 ... All Lipids are hydrophobic: that's the one property they have in common. This
group of molecules includes fats and oils, waxes, phospholipids, ...
Aug 19, 2015 ... Although biological lipids are not large macromolecular polymers (e.g., proteins,
nucleic acids, and polysaccharides), many are formed by the ...
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In this video Paul Andersen describes the lipids (of the fats). He explains how
they are an important source of energy but are also required to cell membranes.