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Human ageing


Cellinsight Everything about human ageing and related diseases Lipids Lipids are organic compounds, basically hydro carbons . They are non-polar ( means they don't have negatively or positively charged ends ) so they are not soluble in Water, but easily soluble in organic solvents such as chloroform, acetone, benzene,alcohol etc. Fats , oil , wax etc, are the examples of lipids . Lipids are necessary to make cell membranes, the outer most two layers of cell membrane is made up of phospholipids , which protect cell from surroundings and also helps cell more strong and flexible. Energy storage ( excess energy stored in adipose tissue in our body and used when ever needed ), they used to transmit nerve impulses, and many more..  Lipid metabolism Image credit goes to           ( under common creative atribution)  Endocrine system in our body, releasing hormones which control growth and metabolism. According to their chemical structure hormones  are cla