Results for: Lipid

In Health

What is lipid disorder?

Lipids are fats and cholesterol. A lipid disorder is when the levels are abnormally high or low.
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In Biology

Is cholesterol a lipid?

The answer to your question, is cholesterol a lipid is YES. The term lipids describes an entire class of fats and fat-like substances in the blood. Cholesterol is a type of li (MORE)
In Biology

Is starch a lipid?

No, starch and lipids are two different organic compounds. Starch  is a complex carbohydrate. Lipids are fat molecules.
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In Health

What is lipid?

lipids are broadly defined as any fat- soluble, naturally-occurring molecules, such as fats, oils, waxes, cholesterol, sterols, fat-soluble vitamins
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In Biology

What are lipids?

lipids are a broad group of naturally occurring molecules which includes fats, waxes, sterols, fat-soluble vitamins (such as vitamins A, D, E and K), monoglycerides, diglyceri (MORE)

What dissolves lipids?

There are several non-polar organic solvents that can successful  dissolve lipid. These organic solvents include chloroform, ether,  hexane, and alcohol.

Are sterols lipids?

Sterols are in fact lipids. One such sterol lipid is known as  cholesterol. Cholesterol is found in body tissues such as the  nerves and blood.
In Science

What the heck is a lipid?

any of a group of organic compounds that are greasy to the touch,insoluble in water, and soluble in alcohol and ether: lipidscomprise the fats and other esters with analogous (MORE)