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science biology 10 chemical basis life lipids
What is a lipid?
a insoluble organic compound
A lipid has the ability to function as:
High energy Bonds
and Form Membranes
What are lipids composed of?
3 Fatty Acids and Glycerol
The Process in which lipids are composed of 3 fatty acids chemically combined to a glycerol is called what?
3 fatty acids + glycerol = ?
Triglyceride + 3H20
Hydrocarbon Chain is what type of region?
Hydrophobic region (fear of water)
Does hydrocarbon chain like water?
Does the Carboxyl group like water?
What type of region is the carboxyl group?
What kind of fat is filled up with hydrogen?
What kind of fat is made of many double bonds?
Where does Fat come from?
Where does oil come from?
What is oil at room temperture?
What is butter at room temperture?
Examples of fat?
Bacon grease, butter, lard
Examples of oil?
Not a harmful class of drugs.
Made in the body as hormones
Estrogen and Testosterone
Protects particles (dirt, bacteria, dust, etc) from entering the ear canal
Protects leaves from drying out from the sun and wind
Plant Wax on leaves
Why is the one saturated?
because of double bonds