By: Kylie Gallagher

What are lipids?

  • Group of organic compounds
  • Fats, oils, waxes
  • Long chains of hydrocarbons
  • Saturated or unsaturated depending on chemical structure
  • Biological fuel (can be converted into energy

Works Consulted

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