Lipids

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Lipids
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  1. Macromolecules that are nonpolar and organic. Do not dissolve in water.
    Lipids
  2. These molecules have large numver of carbon-hydrogen bonds that store large amounts of energy.
    Lipids
  3. unbranched carbon chain that make up lipids
    fatty acids
  4. COOH, attached at one end of a fatty acid
    Carboxyl group
  5. water loving
    hydrophilic
  6. attached at the other end of a fatty acid
    hydrocarbon
  7. hydrocarbons are
    nonpolar
  8. water fearing
    hydrophobic
  9. hydrocarbon chain that has each carbon atom bonded to 4 atoms
    saturated fatty acids
  10. hydrocarbon chain that has each carbon aton bonded to less than 4 atoms
    unsaturated fatty acids
  11. composed of three fatty acids joined to an alcohol molecule called glycerol by a condensation reaction
    triglyceride
  12. animal fats, high melting points
    saturated triglyceride
  13. plant oils, low melting points
    unsaturated triglycerides
  14. composed of two fatty acids joined to a molecule of glycerol by condensation reaction
    phospholipid
  15. composed of two layers of phospholipids (phospholipid bilayer)
    cell membranes
  16. Cell membrane won't
    dissolve in water
  17. Cell membrane holds
    the content of a cell together
  18. composed of a long fatty acid chain joined to a long alcohol chain by a condensation reaction
    wax
  19. ____ are water proof, enabling plants to survive by water retention
    waxes
  20. these are composed of 4 fused carbon rings with various functional groups attached to them
    steroids
  21. testosterone and estrogen
    hormones
  22. used in nerve and cell function
    cholestrol

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