MY CART (5)

Use Coupon: CART20 and get 20% off on all online Study Material

ITEM
DETAILS
MRP
DISCOUNT
FINAL PRICE
Total Price: Rs.

There are no items in this cart.
Continue Shopping
Menu
Grade: 11
        

Give Classification of lipids

10 years ago

Answers : (1)

askIITIians Expert
21 Points
							

Classification:

Based on their chemical composition, lipids are classified as follows:

(A) Simple lipids (homo lipids): Simple lipids are alcohol esters of fatty acids which include,

1. Neutral fats (glycerides): Also known as triglcerides, these are triesters of fatty acids and glycerol.

2. Waxes: These are esters of fatty acids with long chain monohydroxy alcohols.

These have higher melting points than neutral fats.

(B) Compound lipids (heterolipids): Lipids with additional groups are called compound lipids. These include:

1. Phospholipids (phosphatids): These contain additional groups e.g., a phosphoric acid, nitrogen containing bases and other substituents.

2. Glycolipids: These are esters of fatty acids with carbohydrates, and may contain nitrogen but no phosphorus.

(C) Derived lipids: These are the substances derived from simple and compound lipids by hydrolisis. These include fatty acids, fatty alcohols, mono and digglycerides, steroids, terpenes and carotenoids.

10 years ago
Think You Can Provide A Better Answer ?
Answer & Earn Cool Goodies


Course Features

  • 731 Video Lectures
  • Revision Notes
  • Previous Year Papers
  • Mind Map
  • Study Planner
  • NCERT Solutions
  • Discussion Forum
  • Test paper with Video Solution


Course Features

  • 70 Video Lectures
  • Revision Notes
  • Test paper with Video Solution
  • Mind Map
  • Study Planner
  • NCERT Solutions
  • Discussion Forum
  • Previous Year Exam Questions


Ask Experts

Have any Question? Ask Experts

Post Question

 
 
Answer ‘n’ Earn
Attractive Gift
Vouchers
To Win!!! Click Here for details