Welcome to the AOCS Lipid Library!

The AOCS Lipid Library is an open access website, which is intended to be the major online source of information on lipid science and technology. It is freely available to scientists, technologists, students and laymen everywhere.

This website is owned and managed by AOCS - American Oil Chemists' Society.

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The history of lipid science, The AOCS-Supelco Research Award - Part Two: 1982 to 1996

The history of lipid science, The AOCS-Supelco/Nicholas Pelick Award - Part 3: 1997 to the present

Frying oils - Action of Natural Antioxidants during Frying


Archive of mass spectra - free fatty acids, ethyl esters, propyl esters, butyl esters, wax esters

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Brief CV/Biography of Hei Sook Sul

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Did You Know?

Lipids have innumerable functions in tissues of humans and other animal, for example as a source of energy, as membrane components and as signalling molecules. Lipid metabolism is central to health.


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