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3.9
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2011-04-06 04:22:14
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Phospholipids steroids are important lipids variety functions
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Phospholipids and steroids are important lipids with a variety of functions
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  1. Could cells exist without phospholipids?
    No, they are the major component of cell membranes
  2. What are phospholipids?
    two fatty acids attached to glycerol and a negatively charge phosphate group
  3. The structure of phospholipids proves a classic example of?
    form fits function
  4. The hydrophobic and hydrophilic ends of multiple molecules assemble what?
    a bilayer of phospholipids to form plasma membranes.
  5. The hydrophilic tails cluster the?
    center of the mebrane
  6. The hydrophilic phosphate heads face what?
    the watery environment on both sides of the membrane
  7. What are steroids?
    lipids whose carbon skeleton contains four fused rings
  8. What is cholesterol used for?
    A starting material for making other steroids.

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