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an oily organic compound insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents

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I study lipids from marine microbes' cell membranes--the outer layer that holds cells together and controls what goes in and out.
Additionally, all lipids in the LMSD have been classified using the LIPID MAPS Lipid Classification System, and each lipid structure has been assigned a LIPID MAPS ID (LM_ID) which reflects its position in the classification hierarchy.
SimLipid provides a high throughput module to streamline isotope percentage calculations for MS lipid profiles and correct the experimental peak intensities to remove lipids with isotopic overlaps, assisting in accurate quatitation of lipids from biological mixtures.
Such an approach can prevent the lipids from binding to receptors on cancer cells or other cells, thereby stopping them from assisting those cells in the pathogenesis of diseases like cancer, heart disease, inflammation, and various ocular disorders.
Compared with healthy larvae, the mutants' intestinal cells had grossly enlarged Golgi bodies, cell structures that process lipids and proteins.
president and CEO of Lipid Sciences commented, "With these very positive results as a backdrop, by mid-2005 we plan to launch a pre-clinical safety and effectiveness study in a statistically significant group of SIV infected non-human primates.
Thanks to lipid structures within the epidermis, humans don't lose as much water through their skin as amphibians do.
If lipids are difficult to control, antiretroviral medication that may be contributing to lipid elevation should be reviewed and changed to medication with fewer lipid effects.
Lipids must also be protected from excessive peroxidation.
Sorting out their individual functions has been difficult and in some cases controversial as they share structural domains and generally have been tested outside the context of key components such as the major glycolipid lipohosphoglycan (LPG) and phosphoglycans (PGs); ether lipids, which constitute approximately 20% of the membrane lipids and most GPI anchors; and others.
For this very reason, lipids for Care is now reinforcing its organisation by establishing a technical department, headed by Jab Alander and supported by Ann-Charlotte Andersson Jari and Ann Charlotte both have long standing experience from lipid chemistry at Karlshamns global R&D operations The two of them have also been known by the cosmetic trade for many years now.
Mecocci et al found age-dependent increases in markers of oxidative damage to DNA, protein, and lipids in human skeletal muscle.
Soy isoflavones improve plasma lipids in normocholesterolemic premenopausal women.
Lipids provide insulation and protection to various parts of the body, particularly vital organs.