______ is the site of lipid synthesis.
_____ is the site of lipid synthesis.
In Biochemistry, and by extension in all biological fields, lipids are organic macromolecules soluble in non-polar solvents (e.g., chloroform, acetone, benzene, etc.). Lipids are insoluble in water and are mainly composed of hydrocarbons. Lipids include diverse compounds like fats, oils, waxes, water-insoluble vitamins, sterols, mono-, di- and triglycerides, phospholipids, etc.
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The endomembrane compartment is the site of lipid synthesis.
Lipids are synthesized either in the smooth endoplasmic reticulum or within the Golgi...
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What are lipids? Learn about the chemical structure and function of lipids, as well as how the structure relates to their function, including examples.