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  • LIPIDS
  • Characteristics of Lipids• Composed of Carbon, Hydrogen, and Oxygen• Greater than 2:1 ratio of H:O• Includes fats, oils, phospholipids, and cholesterol• Building blocks are fatty acids and glycerol.• Energy storage molecules• Phospholipids part of cell membrane
  • Fatty Acid Structure•Carboxyl group (COOH) forms the acid.•“R” group is a hydrocarbon chain.
  • A Representative Fatty Acid
  • Unsaturated Fatty AcidSaturatedFatty Acid
  • Glycerol
  • Synthesis of a Fat
  • A Phospholipid