Unit 1 - Jan 09

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    • Starch
      • Storage carbohydrate found in plants
      • Polysaccharide
        • Formed from large numbers of glucose monomers
          • Long chains
      • Made of two molecules
        • Amylose
          • Chains = Spiral
        • Amylopectin
          • Chains = Branched
    • Gas Exchange
      • Alveoli
        • Tiny air sacs in lungs
        • Lined by squamous epithelium
          • Thin
            • Results in efficient diffusion
        • Large surface area
          • Ensures efficient diffusion
      • DIFFUSION!
    • Lipids
      • Substances found in cells
      • Solubility
        • Soluble  in organic solvents (ethanol)
        • Insoluble in water
      • Different substances classed as lipids
        • Triglycerides
        • Phospholipids
        • Steroids

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