What are lipids? What are the main functions of lipids?
Here, we are going to discuss about lipids and its function.
Lipids are the group of organic compounds which make up the structure and function of cells. Fats and oils are examples of lipids. They are soluble in nonpolar solvents.
The main function of lipids are:
- They serve as energy reservoir of the body.
- They act as electrical insulators.
- They form various messengers molecules within the body.
- They serve as a source of fat soluble vitamins.