Lipids

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Lipid perform a number of function for example:

  • A source of energy
  • Energy source
  • all biological membrane are made fro lipids
  • insulation
  • protection
  • some hormones

Glycerol  and fatty acid are found in all the fats and oil that perform roles in energy storage and membrane. While the glycerol molecules is always the same the fatty acid molecules found in lipids can differ.As with amino acids

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