A-4.Propose a series of synthetic steps to carry out the preparation of oleic acid [(Z)-9-octa-decenoic acid] from compound A. You may use any necessary organic or inorganic reagents.A-5.Write a mechanism for the biosynthetic pathway by which limonene is formed from geranylpyrophosphate.PART BB-1.A major component of a lipid bilayer is(a)A triacylglycerol such as tristearin(b)Phosphatidylcholine, also known as lecithin(c)A sterol such as cholesterol(d)A prostaglandin such as PGE1B-2.Compare the following two triacylglycerols:(a)The melting point of A will be higher.(b)The melting point of B will be higher.
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2011 for the course CHM 2210 taught by Professor Reynolds during the Fall '01 term at University of Florida.