Characteristics of Lipids Nonpolar Largely hydrophobic. (hydrophobic) insoluble in water but soluble in non-polar organic solvents (such as hexane or ethanol application). Important component of the cell membrane (cell membrane). The nutrients. Provide energy source to the body. The soluble vitamins. Fat soluble such as Vitamin A, D, E and K.
Characteristics of Lipids Lipids (lipid) are organic compound composed of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, essentially.
Characteristics of Lipids OpenStax College (2013) Amphiphile structure
Characteristics of Lipids OpenStax College (2013) Bilayer
Chemistical process of lipid Saponification Halogenation Hydrogenation Racidity