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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. It comprises a group of naturally ...

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Lipids can serve a diverse range of functions within a cell, including: Storage of energy for long-term use (e.g. triglycerides); Hormonal roles (e.g. steroids such ...

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Oct 9, 2012 ... It is now known that lipids play a much more important role in the body than previously believed. It was previously known that lipids played the ...

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

Cells in the human body require many compounds to survive. The main substances found in every cell are a combination of lipids, carbohydrates, nucleic acids ...

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The primary role of lipids in your body is to provide energy for muscles and body processes. Fat is energy dense, containing 9 calories per gram, whereas ...

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Aug 4, 2015 ... They function as the main compounds that create the living beings and are present in most of the reactions that take place in them.

basicbiology.net/micro/biochemistry/lipids

Apr 22, 2016 ... Arguably the most important function lipids perform is as the building blocks of cellular membranes. Other functions include energy storage, ...

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Carbohydrates 1. Major source of 'fuel' for metabolism (Glycogen- the Human Energy Source) 2. small carbohydrates mediate cell-cell ...

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Lipids are important constituent of of the diet because they are a source of high energy value. Lipids are also important because of the fat-soluble vitamins, and ...