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Mesh term Lipids

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Description

A generic term for fats and lipoids, the alcohol-ether-soluble constituents of protoplasm, which are insoluble in water. They comprise the fats, fatty oils, essential oils, waxes, phospholipids, glycolipids, sulfolipids, aminolipids, chromolipids (lipochromes), and fatty acids. (Grant and Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)


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Ceroid
Fats
Fatty Acids
Fatty Alcohols
Glycerides
Glycolipids
Lipid Peroxides
Lipofuscin
Lipopeptides
Lipopolysaccharides
Lipoproteins
Membrane Lipids
Oils
Polyhydroxyalkanoates
Waxes


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