Lipids

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  • Created on: 02-05-16 19:41
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  • Lipids
    • Form ester bonds
    • Triglycerides
      • One glycerol molecule and 3 fatty acid chains
      • Has an ester bond between each fatty acid and glycerol
      • Used as energy storage in animals & plants
    • Saturated Fatty Acid
      • Has NO double bonds
    • Unsaturated Fatty Acid
      • Has at LEAST 1 double bond
    • Phospholipids
      • Has a phosphate group, glycerol molecule & 2 fatty acid tails
      • In cell membranes
    • Cholesterol
      • In phospholipid bilayer
      • Has a hydrocarbon ring attached to a hydrocarbon tail and a OH group

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