Chem64PartialSupplementToWARD_SCholesterolDeterminationOfSimulatedBloodLabActivity

Chem64PartialSupplementToWARD_SCholesterolDeterminationOfSimulatedBloodLabActivity

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SUPPLEMENT TO WARD’S CHOLESTEROL DETERMINATION OF SIMULATED BLOOD LAB ACTIVITY The following terms and examples are to be used as a supplement for the Handout titled “WARD’S Cholesterol Determination of Simulated Blood Lab Activity”. The terms and examples in this supplement were taken from Chapters 18 and 21 of Introduction to General, Organic and Biochemistry (Eighth Edition) by Bettelheim, Brown, Campbell and Farrell Published by Thompson, Brooks/Cole. Triglycerides or triacylglycerols : triesters of glycerol and long-chain carboxylic acids called fatty acids. Triglycerides are lipids. The structure of glycerol is as follows: The acid component of triglycerides has the following items in common: 1. Fatty acids are practically all unbranched carboxylic acids. 2. They range in size from about 10 to 20 carbon atoms. 3. They contain an even number of carbons. 4. Apart from the –COOH group, they have no functional groups except that some do have carbon carbon double bonds. 5. In most fatty acids that have double bonds, the cis isomers predominate. Table 18.3 shows the most abundant fatty acids found in animal fats, vegetable oils, and
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2011 for the course CHEM 1024 taught by Professor Bloxton during the Spring '08 term at Temple.

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Chem64PartialSupplementToWARD_SCholesterolDeterminationOfSimulatedBloodLabActivity

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