BIO chapter 6

BIO chapter 6 - Fats • Hydrophilic head, hydrophobic end...

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BIO chapter 6: Lipids, membranes and first cells Surrounded by enzymes or membrane Made of lipids and proteins called plasma membrane Separates external and internal environment Lipids o Large hydrocarbon chains o 3 main classes Steroids Tend not to have heads Hydrophobics
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Unformatted text preview: Fats • Hydrophilic head, hydrophobic end Phospholipids • Two tails • Hydrophobic tail • Hydrophilic head (also) waxes • in plants • Saturated.unsaturated o Always need fat o Brain doesn’t work w/of fat o Unsaturated fat = good o...
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2011 for the course BIO 110 taught by Professor Tudge during the Fall '09 term at American.

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