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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.
Researchers identify natural protective factor against chronic inflammation in diabetes patients

Researchers identify natural protective factor against chronic inflammation in diabetes patients

Rutgers scientists shed light on fat-regulating enzyme’s role in human health

Rutgers scientists shed light on fat-regulating enzyme’s role in human health

Mother’s breast milk may provide metabolic boost to premature babies

Mother’s breast milk may provide metabolic boost to premature babies

Component of fire ant venom shows promise as a psoriasis treatment

Component of fire ant venom shows promise as a psoriasis treatment

Relationship between emotion and health outcomes may vary by cultural context

Relationship between emotion and health outcomes may vary by cultural context

Researchers find signaling pathway in cells that plays key role in development of fatty liver disease

Researchers find signaling pathway in cells that plays key role in development of fatty liver disease

Exploration of human genetics reveals new targets to combat heart disease

Exploration of human genetics reveals new targets to combat heart disease

Scientist receives NIH grant to investigate tumor microenvironment from relatively new context

Scientist receives NIH grant to investigate tumor microenvironment from relatively new context

Researchers harness lipid nanodiscs to produce hydrogen fuel

Researchers harness lipid nanodiscs to produce hydrogen fuel

Unfolded protein response could be cause of metabolic disorders, say researchers

Unfolded protein response could be cause of metabolic disorders, say researchers

New study offers insights on mechanisms behind development of kidney damage due to obesity

New study offers insights on mechanisms behind development of kidney damage due to obesity

Protein distribution channel may be new target for combating pathogenic bacterium

Protein distribution channel may be new target for combating pathogenic bacterium

Nutrition scientists investigate impact of dietary fats on metabolically healthy obese adults

Nutrition scientists investigate impact of dietary fats on metabolically healthy obese adults

Moderate intake of carbohydrate and fat associated with better health, says global study

Moderate intake of carbohydrate and fat associated with better health, says global study

Stabilizing TREM2 could be viable therapeutic strategy to combat Alzheimer's disease

Stabilizing TREM2 could be viable therapeutic strategy to combat Alzheimer's disease

Moderate intake of nutrients found to be best for health

Moderate intake of nutrients found to be best for health

Enhanced levels of NPs in adipose tissue protect against obesity and insulin resistance

Enhanced levels of NPs in adipose tissue protect against obesity and insulin resistance

Study finds ethylene release in exhaled breath as early biomarker of bacterial infection

Study finds ethylene release in exhaled breath as early biomarker of bacterial infection

Research finds how omega-3 supplements dampen harmful inflammatory reactions

Research finds how omega-3 supplements dampen harmful inflammatory reactions

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

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