lipid-membrane proteins practice problems

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Membranes: Lipid and Membrane Proteins Practice Problems From the Book: Biochemistry 6 th edition , Chapter 12 Problems: 4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13 Then try these: 1. Coconut oil is solid at room temperature while olive oil is liquid at room temperature. What types of fatty acids would you expect to find in each oil and why? 2. Are the ω - 3 fatty acids in commercially available fish oil tablets saturated or unsaturated? Explain your answer. 3. You are eating in a “trans fat free” restaurant in Manhattan and you the first thing you
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Unformatted text preview: see on the menu is a bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich. Can they serve that and still comply with the ban on trans fats? Why or why not? 4. Compare and contrast the biochemical basis of membrane fluidity in animal cells to that of prokaryotic cells. 5. Predict whether the rate of diffusion of a membrane protein would increase, decrease, or stay the same under the following conditions. Explain why? Increase temperature from 25 C to 37 C Increase the concentration of phospholipids with (cis) polyunsaturated fatty acids...
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2010 for the course BIOC 460 taught by Professor Ziegler during the Spring '07 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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