Daily Archives: January 19, 2012

Fat and Oil

January 19, 2012

Definition of lipid is “a wide variety of natural products including fatty acids and their derivatives, steroids, terpenes, carotenoids and bile acids, which have in common a ready solubility in organic solvents such as diethyl ether, hexane, benzene, chloroform or methanol.” (Christie, 1982 in O’Keefe, 2002). The terms fats and oils are used interchangeably, and […]