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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 occurring molecules that include fats, ...

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 ...

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

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. ...

www.britannica.com/science/lipid

Sep 14, 2017 ... lipid: Any of a diverse group of organic compounds including fats, oils, hormones, and certain components of membranes that are grouped ...

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Oct 9, 2012 ... Lipids are molecules that contain hydrocarbons and make up the building blocks of the structure and function of living cells. Examples of lipids ...

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Defining Lipids. lauric acid structural model Unlike other biomolecule groups, lipids are not defined by the presence of specific structural characteristics. Lipids  ...

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Read medical definition of Lipids.

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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  ...

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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.