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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. ... biosynthetic pathways both to break down and to synthesize lipids, some essential lipids cannot be made this way and must be obtained from the diet.

hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/Organic/lipid.html

Lipids. Fats, oils, waxes, and sterols are collectively known as lipids. Like the ... The molecules of such a lipid are made up of a glycerol molecule with three fatty  ...

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.news-medical.net/life-sciences/What-are-Lipids.aspx

Oct 9, 2012 ... Lipids are molecules that contain hydrocarbons and make up the building ... Fats (and the fatty acids from which they are made) belong to this ...

www.infoplease.com/science/biology/chemistry-biology-lipids

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www.livestrong.com/article/363501-what-are-lipids-carbs-nucleic-acids-made-of

Jul 7, 2015 ... Lipids, carbohydrates and nucleic acids may all vary in their structure, but they are all important to the human body, for they serve a variety of ...

www.ducksters.com/science/biology/lipids.php

Lipids are one of the four major groups of organic molecules; the other three being proteins, nucleic acids (DNA), and carbohydrates (sugars). Lipids are made ...

www.reference.com/science/lipids-made-up-47d1bdad93430563

Dr. Ananya Mandal explains on News Medical that lipids are mainly composed of hydrocarbons, and they are highly reduced forms of carbon. They make up the ...

healthyeating.sfgate.com/lipids-used-body-8282.html

The essential lipids, linolenic acid and linoleic acid, are vital to your health; they cannot be made in your body and must come from your diet. They are used in ...