Lipid metabolism is the synthesis and degradation of lipids in cells, involving the break down or storage of fats for energy. These fats are obtained from consuming food and absorbing them or they are synthesized by an animal's liver.
Similarly, you may ask, what is a disorder of lipoprotein metabolism?
Familial dysbetalipoproteinemia (formerly known as type III hyperlipoproteinemia) is an uncommon disorder of lipoprotein metabolism that is characterized by moderate to severe hypertriglyceridemia and hypercholesterolemia caused by the accumulation of cholesterol-rich remnant particles in the plasma.
What is abnormal lipid metabolism?
Abnormal lipid metabolism and renal disorders. Abnormal renal diseases including nephrotic syndrome and chronic renal failure are associated with hyperlipidemia, significance of abnormal lipid metabolism has been thought to be limited in some inherited renal diseases.
What are the diseases associated with lipids?
Lipid storage diseases, or the lipidoses, are a group of inherited metabolic disorders in which harmful amounts of fatty materials (lipids) accumulate in various cells and tissues in the body.