lipid lipid  /ˈlaɪ pəd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an oily organic compound insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents; essential structural component of living cells (along with proteins and carbohydrates)

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Usage(s):

  1. He directs the pediatric lipid, hypertension and weight management clinics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital.
  2. A program that reduced cardiac deaths by 73% can also help heart-attack patients to stay healthy years later, with better control of their lipid levels and blood pressure.
  3. Dubbed the superstatin, this newest member of the cholesterol-lowering-drug family reduces blood lipid levels in some cases as much as 60%.

News

  1. New molecular-level understanding of the brain's recovery after stroke

    A specific MicroRNA, a short set of RNA (ribonuclease) sequences, naturally packaged into minute (50 nanometers) lipid containers called exosomes, are released by stem cells after a stroke and contribute to better neurological recovery according to a new animal study. The research provides fundamental new insight into how stem cells affect injured tissue and also offers hope for developing novel ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Researchers gain new molecular-level understanding of the brain's recovery after stroke

    ( Henry Ford Health System ) A specific MicroRNA, a short set of RNA (ribonuclease) sequences, naturally packaged into minute (50 nanometers) lipid containers called exosomes, are released by stem cells after a stroke and contribute to better neurological recovery according to a new animal study by Henry Ford Hospital researchers.This study provides fundamental new insight into how stem cells ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  3. Capsugel Launches LIPIDEX® Technology Platform

    Brings Best-in-Class Lipid, Liquid and Semi-solid Finished Dosage Form Solutions to the Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical Industries MORRISTOWN, N.J., – Capsugel announces the launch of its new LIPIDEX® technology platform, which integrates the company’s lipid, liquid and semi-solid fill technologies, extensive product development experience, and commercial manufacturing ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

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Quotes

  1. "It was pretty much in the middle of the hole," Ochoa said. "And just at the end, it decided to go left and lipid out. I didn't have anymore emotions to show. I was done and ready to go home."
    on Apr 4, 2008 By: Lorena Ochoa Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Revenues in the third quarter of 2005 reflected lower prescription growth and increased competition in key therapeutic markets in the US, such as the lipid-lowering market, where the rate of growth in the third quarter declined significantly vs....
    on Oct 20, 2005 By: Hank McKinnell Source: USA Today

  3. "Treatment with synthetic modified lipid A molecules can directly protect animals against pneumonic plague infections," said Dr Minnich. "We also found that stimulating innate immunity using this nasal spray enhanced conventional antibiotic...
    on Jul 3, 2008 By: Scott Minnich Source: EurekAlert (press release)

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