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3.2.2. Saponifiable lipids or with fatty acids

Saponifiable lipids or with fatty acids

The saponifiable lipids are those which contain fatty acids, it can be released by hydrolysis. The saponifiable lipids, through the saponification reaction, by alkaline hydrolysis (HOK, HONa), originate alkaline salts (soaps) and alcohol .

The saponifiable lipids are fatty acid esters and an alcohol, or an aminoalcohol. They can be classified into: