"Lipids" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A generic term for fats and lipoids, the alcohol-ether-soluble constituents of protoplasm, which are insoluble in water. They comprise the fats, fatty oils, essential oils, waxes, phospholipids, glycolipids, sulfolipids, aminolipids, chromolipids (lipochromes), and fatty acids. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Lipids".
- Chemicals and Drugs [D]
- Lipids [D10]
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Lipids".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Lipids" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Lipids" was a major or minor topic of these publication.