Welcome to the AOCS Lipid Library!

The AOCS Lipid Library is one of the leading online sources of information related to lipid science and technology today. This site is for students, technologists, scientists, and laypersons to learn more about lipid chemistry and technology.

The scientific content of the site is under the direction of the Editors-in-Chief, while the website is owned and managed by AOCS (American Oil Chemists’ Society).

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Recently Added Resources

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

Bacteria as sources of (commercial) lipids

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Brief CV/Biography of Hei Sook Sul

Brief CV/Biography of Scot J. Stone

Brief CV/Biography of Gary D. Lopaschuk

Brief CV/Biography of Author

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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