The Lipid Library

Lipid Chemistry, Biology, Technology & Analysis

A Lipid PrimerA Lipid Primer
Definitions, structures, composition, occurrence, biochemistry and functions of most types of fatty acids and lipids -

A Lipid PrimerBiochemistry and Physics of Lipids
Various subsections dealing with biochemistry and physics of lipids are planned and the first online are -

analysisLipid Analysis
Practical and theoretical descriptions of the many techniques used for the analysis of lipids, both chromatographic and spectroscopic, and including a current awareness service.

Oils fatsOils and Fats
These pages cover the chemistry and technology of oils and fats, the history of the subject, and oils and fats as commodities.

Teaching lipid science.

A summary of recent changes to the site in What's New and a page of Links to other useful sites.

Lipid Library


Site Updated: April 7th, 2015


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