Classnotes from powerpoint
- Cholesterol is a waxy substance produced by the liver and found in certain foods.
- needed to make vit D, some hormones + create bile salts that help digest fats
- Complicated molecule
- Cholesterol is a lipid
- cant travel through blood stream + need to combine with lipoproteins
- HDL's - transport cholesterol to liver where can be processed + sent out to body