What are LIPIDS?
Are Lipids soluble?
How much of the body mass to Lipids represent?
Lipids can be divided in 3 groups and 5 sub-categories. Which ones?
What are the building blocks of SIMPLE LIPIDS?
How do Glycerol and Fatty Acids come together and what do they form?
How many hydroxyl groups does Glycerol have?
How many Fatty Acids are combined to a molecule of Glycerol in a TAG*?
What is created from this reaction?
*Triacyl Glycerol (Triglyceride)
Describe a molecule of a Saturated Fatty Acid and of an Unsaturated Fatty acid
What is the structural difference between Saturated and Unsaturated FA?
What kind of Fatty Acid is present in Animals TAGs?
What kind of Fatty Acid is present in Plants TAGs?
Name three functions of the Fatty Acids
Name four functions of the Triglycerides
Where are the Triglycerides stored?
How many tryglicerides can the adipose tissue store?
Use another name for Phosphoglycerides
How many types of Compound Lipids are there and what are their names?
What are Phospolipids
How are molecules with both polar and non polar portions called?
What happens to the phospate group of most phospolipids?
What is the main difference between Phospholipids and Sphingolipids?
What are Glycolipids?
What is Cholesterol?
Name three functions of Cholesterol
What is the basic framework of the plasma membrane around the cells and other making up the organelles?
What is the Lipid Bilayer made of?
Why does the bilayer arrangement occur?
What is the role of lipids in the cell membrane?
What are the types of proteins found in the plasma membrane?
What are the main roles of the proteins in the plasma membrane?
How is the structure of the plasma membrane known and why?