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The middle structure is a triglyceride composed of oleoyl, stearoyl, and palmitoyl chains attached to a glycerol backbone. At the bottom is the common phospholipid phosphatidylcholine. In biology, lipid is a loosely defined term for substances of biological origin that are soluble in ...

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.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.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.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.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.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 ...

basicbiology.net/micro/biochemistry/lipids

Apr 22, 2016 ... Cell membranes are made from a double layer of lipids known as 'phospholipids'. The plasma membrane around a cell provides a barrier that ...

www2.chemistry.msu.edu/faculty/reusch/virttxtjml/lipids.htm

The lipids are a large and diverse group of naturally occurring organic .... Fatty acids made up of ten or more carbon atoms are nearly insoluble in water, and ...

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Learn about the biological molecules carbohydrates, proteins and lipids with ... Lipids are large molecules made from smaller units of fatty acids and glycerol.