Lipids

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What is a triglyceride made of?
1 glycerol , 3 fatty acids
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what is the structure of a fatty acid?
carbon chain, with C=O and OH hydrocarbon tail, unsaturated have C=C, polyunsaturated
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What reaction are triglycerides formed form and what bond is created?
1) condensation, 2) ester
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How is the structure of a phospholipid different?
one fatty acid replaced with phosphate, hydrophilic head, hydrophobic tail
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What is the test for lipids?
emulsion-shake with ethanol, pour into water, lipid = turns milky emulsion
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what is the structure of a fatty acid?

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carbon chain, with C=O and OH hydrocarbon tail, unsaturated have C=C, polyunsaturated

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How is the structure of a phospholipid different?

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