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Unformatted text preview: on side 2 is 10 mM. 14. Valinomycin is a mobile type ionophore while gramicidin is a channel-forming ionophore. Lowering the temperature drastically influences the rate of transport by valinomycin relative to gramicidin. Explain this observation. Chem 365 Homework problems 14. Answer the following questions with the letter that corresponds to the appropriate structure depicted on the previous page. a. Which of the molecules represented in the lipid gallery is sphingosine? b. Which is cortisol, an anti-inflammatory steroid hormone? c. Which is the diterpene trans-retinal? d. Which is the compound sphingomyelin? e. Which is the ether glycophospholipid platelet-activating factor (PAF)? f. Which is an example of a cerebroside? g. Which is phosphatidic acid? h. Which is the wax cetyl palmitate?...
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