101 Lipids & heart disease S10

101 Lipids & heart disease S10 - c. How is trans-fat...

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C. DUONG Exams will include information discussed in lecture, presented in PowerPoint slides, and listed on the lecture outlines. By the end of lecture, you should be able to answer the following questions for Ch. 3 on biological molecules: 1. Terms to review and understand: element, molecule, macromolecule/biological molecule. 2. Triglycerides: a. What is a triglyceride? b. What is the difference between the following types of triglycerides: saturated fat, unsaturated fat, and trans-fat in terms of their structure and effects on cardiovascular health?
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Unformatted text preview: c. How is trans-fat produced? Steroids: d. What are steroids? What is the general structure & function of steroids? e. What is the importance of cholesterol? What is the source of cholesterol in the body? Is there really such a thing as “good cholesterol” (HDL) and “bad cholesterol” (LDL) or is this public misconception? f. What is the function of the coronary blood vessels? What is coronary heart disease (CAD)? What contributes to CAD and how is it treated via angioplasty or coronary bypass surgery? g. What are anabolic steroids used for? What are some side effects of anabolic steroid abuse? p.1...
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2010 for the course BIOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Duong during the Spring '10 term at Fullerton College.

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