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Lipid Structure and Function





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Question 1
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Many lipids have long chains of hydrocarbons (chains made primarily of hydrogen and carbon). These regions are ________.
 
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Question 2
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What are the components of a triglyceride?
 
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Question 3
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A lipid with many double bonds in its hydrocarbon chain is said to be ________ and will probably be a ________ at room temperature.
 
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Take a hypothetical bowl and add some water and some cooking oil and let the mixtures settle. As you know, the mixture will separate. The oil will rise and the water will sink. Now add a hypothetical spoonful of a phospholipid. What will happen?
 
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Consider cholesterol. Which of the following statements is FALSE?
 
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