Made by: Fallon May Period:1
Definition & Interesting things
- Lipids are any of a class of organic compounds that are fatty acids or their derivatives and are insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents.
- Lipids include natural oils, waxes, and steroids
- They can be extracted from plants & animals using non-polar solvents; ether, chloroform, & acetone.
Functions & Where They Are Found
- Lipids are fats, which include using them for energy storage & insulation.
- They can be found in the cells of the organism and sometimes they can be found in the hormones that are formed in the body.
Types of Lipids
- saturated fat- milk, cheese, meat, palm oil, cocoa butter, coconut oil
- monounsaturated fat- olive, peanut, canola oils
- polyunsaturated fat- sunflower, sesame, corn, soybean, safflower oil, & seafood.
- trans fat- potato chips, crackers, cookies, salad dressings, margerines
lipids contain oils, fat, cream cheese, cheese, & butter.
lipids also contain vegetable oils and olives.
lipids lastly contain natural oils among other things, but theres a few.