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Unformatted text preview: -Fatty acids -Fats-Oils-Waxes-Phospholipids (membrane lipids) o Phosphoacylglycerol: o Sphingolipid: -Prostaglandins-Terpenes-Steroids Mechanisms : Oxidation of fats and oils by oxygen Synthesis of prostaglandins from arachidonic acid Page 2 of 3 CHEM 109C Zhang CLAS, F10 Lipids Chemistry of vision isomerization of retinal Biosynthesis of terpenes Synthesis of isopentyl pyrophosphate from acetyl-CoA and malonyl-CoA Synthesis of dimethylallyl pyrophosphate from isopentyl pyrophosphate Synthesis of terpenes from isopentyl pyrophosphate &amp; dimethylallyl pyrophosphate Synthesis of cholesterol from squalene Page 3 of 3...
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