Lipid Crossword

A crossword on lipids, including triglycerides, phospholipids and cholesterol

The number of water molecules released in a condensation reaction to form a triglyceride
Three
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The name given to two fatty acid tails and one glycerol molecule
Diglyceride
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The medical term for a heart attack
Myocardial Infarction
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The substance that makes steroid hormones and strengthens bilayers
Cholesterol
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The type of covalent bond formed in a condensation reaction in lipids
Ester
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When a fatty acid tail does NOT contain any carbon to carbon double bonds it is said to be...
Saturated
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The name of the lipoprotein found covering a neurone for electrical insulation
Myelin
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The name of a lipid with a carbohydrate group on it
Glycolipid
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If a lipid is insoluble in water it is...
Hydrophobic
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During respiration, what name is given to the reaction that breaks down ester bonds?
Hydrolysis
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Card 2

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The name given to two fatty acid tails and one glycerol molecule

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Diglyceride

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The medical term for a heart attack

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Card 4

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The substance that makes steroid hormones and strengthens bilayers

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The type of covalent bond formed in a condensation reaction in lipids

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