Lipids are esters of long chain fatty acids. These are a diverse group of naturally-occurring organic compounds, such as fat, waxes, sterols, glycerides and phospholipids (Figure 27). These compounds are similar to each other as they are soluble in non-polar organic solvents (e.g. ether, chloroform, acetone & benzene) and insoluble in water. Characteriscs of Lipids … Read More