Fatty acids and fats

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  • Created on: 22-03-15 17:22

1. a side effect of removing double bonds in industry?

  • reformation of fatty acids from cis to trans
  • reformation of fatty acids from unsaturated to trans
  • pollution
  • waste of energy
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2. Biodiesel produced when fatty acid+ ethanol -> ethyl ester + glycerol. this is known as

  • transesterification
  • condensation
  • reduction
  • oxidation using alcohols

3. main use of glycerol

  • pharmeceuticals
  • fermentation
  • making sweets

4. what does the shorthand for fatty acids represent?

  • no. of carbon atoms and no. of hydrogen atoms
  • no. of single bonds and carbon atoms
  • no. of carbon atoms, no. of double bonds and their position
  • no. and position of double bonds only

5. Biodiesel is a combination of diesel and

  • leaves
  • plant oils
  • lipoproteins

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