Lipids/Fats/Steroids/Waxes

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Lipids/Fats/Steroids/Waxes
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  1. What is a lipid?
    a insoluble organic compound
  2. A lipid has the ability to function as:
    • High energy Bonds
    • Chemical Messengers
    • and Form Membranes
  3. What are lipids composed of?
    3 Fatty Acids and Glycerol
  4. The Process in which lipids are composed of 3 fatty acids chemically combined to a glycerol is called what?
    Dehydration synthesis
  5. 3 fatty acids + glycerol = ?
    Triglyceride + 3H20
  6. Hydrocarbon Chain is what type of region?
    • Hydrophobic region (fear of water)
    • Non polar
  7. Does hydrocarbon chain like water?
    no
  8. Does the Carboxyl group like water?
    yes
  9. What type of region is the carboxyl group?
    • Hydrophilic region
    • Polar
  10. What kind of fat is filled up with hydrogen?
    Saturated
  11. What kind of fat is made of many double bonds?
    unSaturated 
  12. Where does Fat come from?
    Meats
  13. Where does oil come from?
    plants
  14. What is oil at room temperture?
    liquid
  15. What is butter at room temperture?
    solid
  16. Examples of fat?
    Bacon grease, butter, lard
  17. Examples of oil?
    corn oil
  18. Not a harmful class of drugs.
    Made in the body as hormones
    Estrogen and Testosterone
  19. Protects particles (dirt, bacteria, dust, etc) from entering the ear canal
    Ear Wax
  20. Protects leaves from drying out from the sun and wind
    Plant Wax on leaves

  21. Why is the one saturated?
    because of double bonds

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