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In biology, a lipid is a substance of biological origin that is soluble in nonpolar solvents. ... Categories of Lipids[edit]. Fatty acids[edit]. Fatty acids, or fatty acid residues when they are part of a lipid, are a diverse group of molecules synthesized by ...

chemistry.tutorvista.com/biochemistry/types-of-lipids.html

Lipids are a broad group and diverse group of naturally occurring bio molecules which is quite differ from other bio molecules like carbohydrates and nucleic ...

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Steroids are a type of lipid that includes hormones and cholesterol. Cholesterol is produced by the body and consumed through food, and it plays a role in the ...

www.news-medical.net/life-sciences/Types-of-Lipids.aspx

Sep 17, 2014 ... Initially it was believed that lipids are oily materials with two main purposes - to serve as a source of energy and as the building blocks of ...

www.livestrong.com/article/125188-three-types-lipids

Apr 24, 2015 ... Lipids are a group of biological molecules that all share two distinct characteristics: they are insoluble in water, and they are rich in energy due ...

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Examples of Types of Lipids. Fats. Fats make up the largest category of lipids, and also go by the terms triacylglycerols, triglycerides, and glycerolipids. There are ...

www.khanacademy.org/science/biology/macromolecules/lipids/a/lipids

Fats are just one type of lipid, a category of molecules united by their inability to mix well with water. Lipids tend to be hydrophobic, nonpolar, and made up ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK22361

The three major kinds of membrane lipids are phospho-lipids, glycolipids, and ... The lipids in archaea are distinct, although they have many features related to ...

www.tuscany-diet.net/lipids/classification-functions

Lipids, together with carbohydrates, proteins and nucleic acids, are one of the four major classes of biologically essential organic molecules found in all living ...