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1

what is basic structure

long hydrocarbon structures

fats

phospjlopids

steroids

Do not form polymers

big molecules made of subunits

2

list the parts

3

what are functions and properties

non polar

hydrophobic

energy storage

cushions organs

insulates

4

detail them

solid

straight

most animal fats

contributes to plaque and hearty diseases

5

what are unstaturated fats

C=C at leaset one or two in one or more of the fatty acids

kinks make it difficult to pack

plant and fish fats

vegetable oils

liquid

healthy and mmm...

6

name their structure

glycerol + 2 fatty acids+ phosphate

phosphate negatively charged =hydrophilic

tails= hydrophobic

they make cell membranes

7

name steriod structures

4 fused carbon rings

different ones created by adding various functional groups

different structure = different function

sex men hormone= cholestrol

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