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Simple O. Molecules

Lipids

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What are Lipids? Hydrocarbon chains - Hydrogen & Carbon
What are the types of Lipids? 1. Triacyglycerols (TG) 2. Phospholipids 3. Steroids
What are Phospholipids made of? Glycerol, 2 Fatty Acids, Phosphate group
What does a Phosphate group consist of? Phosphorus & 4 Oxygen
What is the difference between Saturated and Unsaturated fats? Saturated = all 4 Carbon bonds are used; Unsaturated = less than 4 Carbon bonds
What is the shape of Steroids? Hydrocarbon RINGS
What are the functions of Lipids? 1. TG: ENERGY storage; 2. Phospho: CELL MEMBRANE; 3. Steroids: HORMONES
Are lipids soluble? No. They have a NEUTRAL charge.
Which Lipids are partially soluble? Phospholipids
Which Steroids are Hormones? Estrogen, Testerone
Created by: Kristel