Fats stored in cells usually form clear oil droplets called globules because fats do not dissolve in

Fats stored in cells usually form clear oil droplets called globules because fats do not dissolve in

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Fats stored in cells usually form clear oil droplets called   globules  because fats do not dissolve in water.  Plants often store fats in their seeds, and animals store fats in large,  clear globules in the cells of adipose tissue. 
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Unformatted text preview: The fats in adipose tissue contain much concentrated energy. Hence, they serve as a reserve energy supply to the organism. The enzyme lipase breaks down fats into fatty acids and glycerol in the human digestive system....
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course BIOLOGY bi 101 taught by Professor - during the Fall '10 term at Montgomery.

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