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The chemical difference between saturated and unsaturated fatty acids
Saturated fatty acids have no double bonds and unsaturated fatty acids have one or more double bonds. Saturated has more H atoms, unsaturated deduces H atoms and puts kinks into strands. Not able to solidify.
The type of reaction which occurs when glycerol and fatty acids join together to form a lipid
The name of the linkage or bond between glycerol and the fatty acids in a lipid
Ester bonds (-O-) are formed between an -OH group (Hydroxyl and Glycerol) on the glycerol molecule
The structural difference between a triglyceride and a phospholipid
Triglycerides have three fatty acid tails and phospholipids have two tails. Phospholipids have a phosphate group in the head, Triglycerides have a glycerol head
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