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Unformatted text preview: B. phospholipids - one of the fatty acids is replaced by a phosphate group, phospholipids are a major constituent of cell membranes C. waxes - a fatty acid linked to an alcohol, more hydrophobic than fats which makes them effective natural coatings as on the surface of pears and apples and on the exoskeleton of insects D. steroids - lipids formed from four fused carbon rings 1. cholesterol - cell membranes 2. estrogen - primary female hormone 3. testosterone - primary male hormone 4. anabolic steroids...
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