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lec4 fig - Figures for Lecture 4 30 August 2010(P J...

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-1- Figures for Lecture 4 30 August 2010 (P. J. Hollenbeck) BIOL 231 (Be sure to also download the notes after lecture) (A) LIPIDS Steroids like cholesterol have planar ring “backbones,” meaning that all the carbons in the rings shown here in green lie nearly in one plane: The other lipids we will consider, phospholipids, have a glycerol backbone. Two fatty acids are coupled to glycerol by ester linkages, and a polar head group is coupled to the third carbon of glycerol via a phosphodiester linkage. This is a diagram of phosphatidylcholine:
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