Classification of lipids - fatty acids, .triglycerides, glycosylglycerols, phospholipids, waxes,

prostaglandins. Lipid micelles, monolayers, bilayers. Lipoprotein systems, transport protein

of blood plasma. Oxidation of fatty acids. Microsomal peroxidation of polyunsaturated fatty

acids. Metabolism of unsaturated fatty acids; essential and nonessential. Metabolism of

acylglycerols. Degradation and turnover of phospholipids. Cholesterol biosynthesis and

breakdown. Formation of ketone bodies. Integration of lipid metabolism. Acetic acid as a

central precursor for biosynthesis of lipids.



Level of Study: 300 Level