Portmess Organic Review 35

Portmess Organic Review 35 - a. Cholesterol has the same...

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Biological Molecules 1. Which of the following amines is pyridine? a. b. c. d. 2. Which of the following statements is NOT true regarding fatty acids? a. Fatty acids dissolve in nonpolar solvents. b. Triglycerides are esters of fatty acids. c. Most naturally occurring fatty acids have trans double bonds. d. Fatty acids are biosynthesized from acetate. 3. Which of the following statements regarding the biosynthesis of cholesterol is FALSE?
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Unformatted text preview: a. Cholesterol has the same carbon skeleton as its biosynthetic precursor, lanosterol. b. Cholesterol is derived from the dimerization of farnesyl pyrophosphate in a head-to-head manner. c. Cyclization of squalene to cholesterol is initiated by acid-catalyzed ring opening of an epoxide. d. Cholesterol has three fewer carbon atoms than lanosterol....
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course CHM 2210 taught by Professor Reynolds during the Fall '01 term at University of Florida.

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