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ProblemSet6 - 1a. When phospholipase A1 acts on a...

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1a. When phospholipase A 1 acts on a glycerophospholipid, the main product is a ______. 1b. When phospholipase A 2 acts on a glycerophospholipid, the main product is a ______. 1c. When phospholipase C acts on a glycerophospholipid, the main product is a ______. 1d. When phospholipase D acts on phosphadylethanolamine, the main product is a ______. 1e. Write the structure of phosphatidylcholine. 2. What is a spingolipid? What are the three classes of spingolipids? What is the primary difference of fatty acylated derivative in glycerophopsholipids and spingolipids? Glycosphingolipids with several attached carbohydrates (including at least one sialic acid) are called ______. 3. When a lipid bilayer is cooled below its ______, it becomes a gel-like solid. Why do unsaturated fatty acids display lower melting temperatures than saturated fatty acids? How do unsaturated fatty acids affect membrane fluidity? 4. Define the ‘coiled-coil’ structure.
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