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Unformatted text preview: Lipids “Fat, what good is it?” Lipids • Biomolecules soluble in organic solvents • Roles – Nutritional – Structural – regulatory Types of Lipids • Glycerol-based • Sphingolipids • Steroids • Eicosanoids/leukotrienes Storage Lipids • Fatty acids – Saturated and Unsaturated • Relationship to melting point • Triacylglycerides – Glycerol + 3 fatty acids • Waxes Glycerol based fats CH 2 C H C H 2 OH OH O H • Glycerol on the left • Esterifies to 3 fatty acids Triacylglyerides • Glycerol in blue • Fatty acids in red • Condensation produces 3 water molecules • Very nonpolar… excludes water Lipids in Membranes: • Phospholipids • Cholesterol • Glycolipds: Sugar group attached • Proteins: either integral or peripheral • Sphingolipids Phosphoacylglycerols • Glycerol esterified to 2 fatty acids. • Third position is phosphate • Other end of phosphate can combine with other molecules to form various derivatives • amphipathic Phosphoacylglycerols CH 2 C H C H 2 O O O R1 O O R2 P O O O X Derivatives of Phosphoacylglycerols (PAG)...
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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