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ZIRC
OBO ID: CHEBI:18059
Term Name: lipid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • Lipid
  • lipids
Definition: 'Lipids' is a loosely defined term for substances of biological origin that are soluble in nonpolar solvents. They consist of saponifiable lipids, such as glycerides (fats and oils) and phospholipids, as well as nonsaponifiable lipids, principally steroids.
References:
  • KEGG:C01356
Ontology: Chebi
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