Lipids

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Introduction

Contains:

HYDROGEN OXYGEN CARBON

NON POLAR --> Insoluble in water!!

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Triglycerides

Formed by CONDENSATION REACIONS

between GLYCEROL and 3 FATTY ACID CHAINS

Water is removed and an oxygen bond called an ESTER bond is formed

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Natalie Beard

Maybe pictures of the condensation reaction? Its a common question, to draw a circle round the atoms that are used up in the reaction :) Please finish :)

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