Biological Molecules: Lipids

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  • Created on: 02-10-13 18:23

1. which is a function of a lipid?

  • energy reserve - it is even richer in carbon-hydrogen bonds than carbohydrates
  • lysosomes - they help to synthesise lysosomes within cells
  • help water soak into the leaves
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2. how many fatty acid tails does a phospholipid contain?

  • one
  • two
  • three

3. what is an ester bond?

  • a bond between an alcohol group and an acid group (formed by condensation reactions)
  • a bond between carbon atoms which causes unsaturated fats
  • a type of bond between two fatty acids (formed by hydrolysis)

4. if a fatty acid has many C=C double bonds, it is...

  • monounsaturated
  • saturated
  • polyunsaturated
  • unsaturated

5. what is glycerol?

  • a hydrocarbon
  • a three carbon alcohol
  • a polysaccharide


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