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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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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