A Level Biology - Lipids
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A group of organic compounds composed mostly of carbon and hydrogen including a proportionately smaller amount of oxygen; are insoluble in water, serve as a source of stored energy, and are a component of cell membranes.
The bond formed when fatty acid molecules are joined to glycerol molecules in condensation reactions.
Saturated fatty acid
Fatty acid with no double bonds in the hydrocarbon chain
Having an aversion to water
A type of fat containing two or more double bonds between carbon atoms.
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