Lipids F212

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State 3 roles of lipids in the human body.
Thermal insulation, Protection of organs, Energy storage, Waterproofing, Buoyancy, Membranes, Electrical Insulation of neurones
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State 3 Differences between triglyceride and phospholipid.
3 fatty acids/2 fatty acids, 3 ester bonds/2 ester bonds, no phosphate group/phosphate group
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State 4 similarities between triglycerides and phospholipids.
Glycerol, Fatty Acids, Ester Bonds, C H O
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State the roles of cholesterol.
Waterproofs the skin, Converted to steroid hormones, Stabilises phospholipid bilayer
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Describe the test for the presence of lipids.
Emulsion test, dissolve sample in alcohol & shake, decant into water, if present- milky emulsion
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State 3 Differences between triglyceride and phospholipid.

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3 fatty acids/2 fatty acids, 3 ester bonds/2 ester bonds, no phosphate group/phosphate group

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State 4 similarities between triglycerides and phospholipids.

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Card 4

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State the roles of cholesterol.

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Card 5

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Describe the test for the presence of lipids.

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