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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, diglycerides, phospholipids, and others. The main biological functions of lipids include energy storage, as structural components of cell membranes, and as important signaling molecules.
Vegan diets linked to lower levels of total cholesterol, review finds

Vegan diets linked to lower levels of total cholesterol, review finds

Scientists identify key compound that reduces severity of AMD in preclinical model

Scientists identify key compound that reduces severity of AMD in preclinical model

Johns Hopkins researchers pinpoint how tiny protein could make deadly Ebola virus contagious

Johns Hopkins researchers pinpoint how tiny protein could make deadly Ebola virus contagious

Bionic vision restoration: could future technologies restore sight?

Bionic vision restoration: could future technologies restore sight?

New biomarkers for early Lyme Disease identified

New biomarkers for early Lyme Disease identified

Research finds high prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors among urban population in Nepal

Research finds high prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors among urban population in Nepal

Scientists reveal engineered fusion protein that could recover blood vessel health

Scientists reveal engineered fusion protein that could recover blood vessel health

Shorter sleep duration in childhood linked to higher risk of type 2 diabetes

Shorter sleep duration in childhood linked to higher risk of type 2 diabetes

Positive effects of ‘superfoods’ on people’s health

Positive effects of ‘superfoods’ on people’s health

Nutrition researchers outline cardiometabolic benefits of plant-based eating patterns

Nutrition researchers outline cardiometabolic benefits of plant-based eating patterns

Early life exposure to antibacterials could cause irreversible outcomes

Early life exposure to antibacterials could cause irreversible outcomes

Biologic substance APOSEC shows promise for healing dermal wounds

Biologic substance APOSEC shows promise for healing dermal wounds

Child-oriented nutritional intervention contributes advantageously to parents’ diets

Child-oriented nutritional intervention contributes advantageously to parents’ diets

NIH researchers show how investigational drug works against rare, fatal genetic disease

NIH researchers show how investigational drug works against rare, fatal genetic disease

Nagoya University researchers define new category of genetic skin diseases

Nagoya University researchers define new category of genetic skin diseases

Targeting acid metabolite reduces size and spread of breast cancer

Targeting acid metabolite reduces size and spread of breast cancer

UAB improves dry eye treatment with development of new guidelines and expansion of clinic

UAB improves dry eye treatment with development of new guidelines and expansion of clinic

New Cornell discovery could lead to effective treatment for tuberculosis

New Cornell discovery could lead to effective treatment for tuberculosis

Scientists show how muscles request more energy from fat storage tissues

Scientists show how muscles request more energy from fat storage tissues

Research presents crystal structure of enzyme implicated in cancer, neurodegenerative diseases

Research presents crystal structure of enzyme implicated in cancer, neurodegenerative diseases