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Lipids Water-insoluble organic molecules Several different families or classes of lipids but all derive their distinctive properties from the hydrocarbon nature of a major portion of their structure. 3D-interactive lipid models . (Note: to view interactively on your Web browser, the free Chemscape Chime plug-in viewer must be installed in your browser's plug- in folder.)
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Unformatted text preview: Lipids have 3 major roles in cells. They provide an important form of energy storage. They are the major components of cell membranes. They play important roles in cell signaling, both as steroid hormones (e.g. testosterone and estrogen) and as messenger molecules that convey signals from cell surface receptors to targets within the cell....
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course BIOLOGY MCB2010 at Broward College.

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