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What is a lipid droplet?


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Answered 2007-09-04 19:36:15

A lipid is a compound that is insoluble (unable to be dissolved) in water but can be dissolved in other nonpolar solvents. The category of lipids includes oil, fat and wax.

A lipid droplet is a small amount of that compound.

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