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Unformatted text preview: -Other groups can hang off one or more rings. Cholesterol -Most abundant animal steroid. -It is essential to life but too much can be bad. -Biochemical transformation can produce hormones. Waxes (or Wax esters) -Sources of natural wax esters are: o Lamb’s wool. o Brazilian palm tree. o Sunflower seed husks. Soap -Is the sodium salt of a fatty acid. Ivory Soap -Developed by Proctor and Gamble -Became a best seller. -It would say on the product that 99 and 44 100% pure. Back in 1883 -How pure it is depends on your definition of purity. -Cornell developed 99 and 44 100%s pure. -P&G used that number to capture the market and sell it. o They didn’t use it as a selling point, they used it as a trademark. o You can’t challenge a Trademark! o P&G doesn’t make it anymore. They sell it....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course CHEM 101 taught by Professor Everettturner during the Fall '08 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Fall '08