Dynamics and functions of lipid droplets

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Dynamics and functions of lipid droplets

Dynamics and functions of lipid droplets, Published online: 06 December 2018; doi:10.1038/s41580-018-0085-z

Lipid droplets are storage organelles that are important for the regulation of lipid and energy homeostasis, and that serve as buffers against lipotoxicity. Recent studies on the biology of lipid droplets have led to new discoveries about their biogenesis and the complexity of their interactions with other organelles at membrane contact sites.

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