Lipids

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Starch
compact - takes up less space. insoluble - cannot leave the cell (no osmotic effect). uncreactive - doesn't get involved in chemical reactions.
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Glycogen
compact - takes up less space. insoluble - cannot leave the cell (no osmotic effect). uncreactive - doesn't get involved in chemical reactions.
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Lipids
composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen atoms. polymers formed by glycerol and fatty acids. non polar. composed of saturated and unsaturated fats
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Fatty acid
made of carboxyl group and saturated or unsaturated hydrocarbon chain
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Triglyceride, Phospholipids, Glycolipids and Lipoproteins
triglyceride - 3 fatty acids + glycerol. phospholipid - 1 phosphoric acid replaces a fatty acid. glycolipids - carbohydrate + lipid. lipoprotein - protein + lipid
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Functions of lipids
buoyancy, thermal and electrical insulation, energy storage, protection, waterproofing, structural components
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compact - takes up less space. insoluble - cannot leave the cell (no osmotic effect). uncreactive - doesn't get involved in chemical reactions.

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Glycogen

Card 3

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composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen atoms. polymers formed by glycerol and fatty acids. non polar. composed of saturated and unsaturated fats

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Card 4

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made of carboxyl group and saturated or unsaturated hydrocarbon chain

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Card 5

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triglyceride - 3 fatty acids + glycerol. phospholipid - 1 phosphoric acid replaces a fatty acid. glycolipids - carbohydrate + lipid. lipoprotein - protein + lipid

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