Lipid Chemistry, Biology, Technology & Analysis
A Lipid Primer
Definitions, structures, composition, occurrence, biochemistry and functions of
most types of fatty acids and lipids -
Subsections dealing with Animal/Human Biochemistry and Nutrition are planned but the first to go online is -
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 and Fats
These pages cover the chemistry and technology of oils and fats, the history of the subject,
and oils and fats as commodities.
Summary of recent changes to the site, items of general
interest, a Calendar of appropriate
conferences, etc - a page of Links to other useful sites - and a
Owned and managed by
The joint Editors-in-Chief of The AOCS Lipid Library are
John L. Harwood
and Randall J. Weselake..
Technical Editor - William
(Bill) W. Christie.
The Editorial Board is responsible for
development of the site.
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be required or of any ideas for improvements via the Editors or Editorial Board
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