Fats and Oils

Fats and Oils - ) 16 CO 2 H Oleic acid: monounsaturated...

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+ 3 a fatty acid Fats and Oils Greasy, slippery, soft and low-melting (if solid), water insoluble Triglycerides +3 H 2 O a triglyceride Fats: solid Oils: liquid glycerol Saturated fats: the hydrocarbon chain of the fatty acid contains only single C–C bonds. Unsaturated fats: the hydrocarbon chain of the fatty acid contains at least one double C=C bond. Saturated and unsaturated fats Stearic acid CH 3 (CH 2
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Unformatted text preview: ) 16 CO 2 H Oleic acid: monounsaturated Linoleic acid: polyunsaturated Essential fatty acids: cannot be produced in our bodies. Found in plant oils, fish, and leafy vegetables. Saturated and unsaturated fatty acids Trans Fats Oleic acid Elaidic acid Saturated C C H H H H C C H H C C H H protein proteases amino acids Digestion starch sugars amylases fats glycerol + fatty acids lipases...
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course CHEM 004 taught by Professor Zysmilich during the Spring '06 term at GWU.

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