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2. what is glycerol?

  • a hydrocarbon
  • a three carbon alcohol
  • a polysaccharide

3. which part of a phospholipid is hydophilic?

  • the negatively charged phosphate 'head'
  • the negatively charged fatty acid tails
  • it isnt, fatty acids are hydrophobic

4. what does hydrophobic mean?

  • insoluble in water, water-hating
  • soluble in water, water-loving
  • a type of reaction between water molecules

5. what makes up a phospholipid?

  • a glycerol, a phosphate group and two fatty acid tails
  • a glycerol and three fatty acid tails
  • a glycerol and a phosphate group


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