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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.

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 ...

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

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

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 vital...

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 ...

healthyeating.sfgate.com/lipids-starches-proteins-9480.html

Lipids, starches and proteins have one thing in common: they're all ... Like their fellow carbohydrates, sugars, starches are made from molecules of ...

www.shmoop.com/biomolecules/lipids.html

The first group of lipids includes fats, oils, and waxes. Slippery. They're made exclusively of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen—or CHO if you're in a hurry. They do ...