Word Bank of Doom - Word Bank of Doom Chapter 11 Acyl...

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Word Bank of Doom Chapter 11 Acyl group- the functional group found in derivatices of the carboxylic acids Atheroscleorsis-deposition of excess plasma cholesterol and other lipids and proteins on the walls of arteries, decreasing artery diameter Carotenoid-an isoprenoid molecule that either functions as a light-harvesting pigment or protects against ROS Cis-isomer- an isomer in which two substituents are on the same side of a double bond Essential fatty acid- linoleic or linolenic acid which must be supplied in the diet because they cannot be synthesized by the body Glycolipid- a glycosphingolipid; a molecule in which a monosaccharide, disaccharide, or oligosaccharide is attached to a ceramide through an O-glycosidic linkage. High density lipoprotein- a type of lipoprotein with a high protein content that is believed to scavenge excess cholesterol from cell membranes and transport it to the liver Isoprenoid- one of a class of biomolecules that contain repeating five-carbon structural units known as isoprene units; examples include terpenes and steroids Lipid-any of a group of biomolecules that are soluble in nonpolar solvents and insoluble in water Lipid bilayer- a biomolecular lipid layer that constitutes the structural framework of the cell membranes Low density lipoprotein- a type of lipoprotein that transports cholesterol to the liver Monounsaturated- refers to a fatty acid with a single double bond Neutral fat- triacylglycerol molecules Nonessential fatty acid- a fatty acid that can be synthesized by the body
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This note was uploaded on 05/15/2011 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Mr.beckler during the Spring '11 term at Alabama State University.

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Word Bank of Doom - Word Bank of Doom Chapter 11 Acyl...

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