organic compound that is insoluble in water, soluble in certain organic solvents like alcohol. Think of fats.
chemical component in the exoskeleton of asthropods and in the cell walls of fungi
unbranched chains of 14-28 carbon atoms that have a carboxyl group added to one end.
combines three fatty acid molecules to a molecule of glycerol
all carbon atoms (except the end ones) have two hydrogen molecules attached to them
there are less than two hydrogen molecules attached to each carbon molecule
a molecule consisting of two fatty acid molecules and a phosphate group attached to a glycerol molecule.
have a carbon backbone of four different carbon rings plus a side chain of carbon
attracted to or having an affinity for water.
not having an affinity for water...afraid of water.