Steroids - the blood vessels Waxes Waxes are composed of a...

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Steroids Steroids have a backbone of 4 carbon rings. Cholesterol (see diagram above) is the precursor of several other steroids, including several hormones . It is also an important component of cell membranes. Saturated fats and cholesterol in the diet can lead to deposits of fatty materials on the linings of
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Unformatted text preview: the blood vessels. Waxes Waxes are composed of a long-chain fatty acid bonded to a long-chain alcohol They form protective coverings for plants and animals (plant surface, animal ears)....
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