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Unformatted text preview: Saturated fatty acids- single C-C bonds Unsaturated fatty acids- single and double C-C bonds Phospholipids Amphipathic- hydrophilic head, hydrophobic tail Hydrophilic head Hydrophobic tail Bilayer- head will face out toward the water, the tails will aggregate together; Biological membranes Carotenoids Orange/reddish in color Carrots, pumpkins, tomatoes Pigment, function in photosynthesis- absorb light and pass on to the photo systems B- carotene can be broken down into 2 vitamin A Steroids Compounds with multiple Carbon rings Cholesterol, Vitamin D2, Cortisol, Testosterone Vitamins Get them from things we eat Waxes Fatty acid-Ester linkage- Alcohol Highly nonpolar...
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