Fatty acids and fats

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  • Created on: 22-03-15 17:22

1. what does the shorthand for fatty acids represent?

  • no. of single bonds and carbon atoms
  • no. of carbon atoms, no. of double bonds and their position
  • no. of carbon atoms and no. of hydrogen atoms
  • no. and position of double bonds only
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2. why are HDLs good lipoproteins?

  • block arteries
  • remove cholesterol from body
  • boost metabolism

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

  • reformation of fatty acids from cis to trans
  • waste of energy
  • reformation of fatty acids from unsaturated to trans
  • pollution

4. the more double bonds present in a fat or oil, the boiling point becomes

  • the same
  • lower
  • higher

5. high levels of LDL could cause

  • stroke
  • chickenpox
  • cancer
  • fatigue


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