LIPID MINITOPICS

Lipids I
Lipids II
Review
 Elmhurst College
Hydrogenation Micelle Anabolic Steroids  Chemistry Department
Olestra Detergents and Surfactants Birth Control  Virtual ChemBook



Lipid MiniTopics

Hydrogenation is used to convert unsaturated fats to saturated fats as in the making of margarine.

Olestra is a fat substitute which does not have any calories.

A micelle is a group of fatty acids, or lipids which clump together to the exclusion of water.

Detergents and Surfactants are related to soaps and have the same properties. Bile salts are also on this page.

Anabolic Steroids are synthetic steroids that are supposed to enhance the effects of testosterone. They are abused in sports.

Birth control pills are synthetic steroids.