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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.
New molecular mechanism involved in the regulation of cholesterol movement in cells found

New molecular mechanism involved in the regulation of cholesterol movement in cells found

What protects killer T cells from accidental death?

What protects killer T cells from accidental death?

Research shows how cilia and exocyst contribute to extracellular vesicle production

Research shows how cilia and exocyst contribute to extracellular vesicle production

Sphingolipids associated with heart disease in African Americans with lupus

Sphingolipids associated with heart disease in African Americans with lupus

Treatment for coronary heart disease is just as good as stents or bypass

Treatment for coronary heart disease is just as good as stents or bypass

Nutraceuticals could help prevent diabetes

Nutraceuticals could help prevent diabetes

Sudden death due to heart disease – it could be in the genes

Sudden death due to heart disease – it could be in the genes

Melbourne researchers find how MAIT cells identify and attack foreign invaders

Melbourne researchers find how MAIT cells identify and attack foreign invaders

Added sugar in 60 percent of infant, toddler foods

Added sugar in 60 percent of infant, toddler foods

Bariatric surgery may release toxic compounds from fat into bloodstream, study reveals

Bariatric surgery may release toxic compounds from fat into bloodstream, study reveals

Babies born with bad cholesterol, certain fat profiles may face psychological problems in childhood

Babies born with bad cholesterol, certain fat profiles may face psychological problems in childhood

Liposomes cross blood brain barrier, could get healing drugs to stroke-affected brain

Liposomes cross blood brain barrier, could get healing drugs to stroke-affected brain

Chiral interactions could be leveraged to improve the performance of drug-delivery nanoparticles

Chiral interactions could be leveraged to improve the performance of drug-delivery nanoparticles

Study: Spherical exosomes could help in treating acute kidney injury

Study: Spherical exosomes could help in treating acute kidney injury

Scientists discover gene mutation involved in paraplegia and epilepsy

Scientists discover gene mutation involved in paraplegia and epilepsy

LLNL leads multi-institutional collaboration in modeling protein interactions linked to cancer

LLNL leads multi-institutional collaboration in modeling protein interactions linked to cancer

Creating ‘green’ antibiotics from the waste products of Greek yogurt

Creating ‘green’ antibiotics from the waste products of Greek yogurt

Infant formula containing MFGM contributes to beneficial cognitive, respiratory health outcomes

Infant formula containing MFGM contributes to beneficial cognitive, respiratory health outcomes

α-gels in skincare products synthesized using an environment-friendly surfactant

α-gels in skincare products synthesized using an environment-friendly surfactant

Columbia researchers capture new detailed images of a temperature-sensing molecule

Columbia researchers capture new detailed images of a temperature-sensing molecule