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Dustin Lee 10/28/2006 Biology Block C 1. All lipids share the property of being hydrophobic, meaning “water-fearing.” This property of lipids is important to their function. 2. A fat consists of a three-carbon backbone called glycerol attached to three fatty acids, which contain long hydrocarbon chains.
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Unformatted text preview: Some fats are solid at room temperature. Other fats called oils are liquids at room temperature. 3. An unsaturated fat contains less than the maximum number of hydrogen atoms in one or more of its fatty acid chains because some of its carbon atoms are double-bonded to each other....
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