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 website is owned and managed by AOCS, but the scientific content is under the direction of the editorial team. Beginning January 2017, Alejandro Marangoni begins his term as Editor-in-Chief of the Lipid Library.

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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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