Fatty acids, Wax, Triglycerides 11.28.11

Fatty acids Wax, - boiling point and melting point 6 The longer the hydrocarbon chain the the melting point Why 7 The more unsaturated the

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Susie Lee ([email protected]) Fatty acids, Wax, Triglycerides SI sessions CHEM 222 Sun 6-7p BLOC 105 11/28/11 6-7p Mon 6-7p BLOC 105 Wed 6-7p BLOC 105 1. What are the characteristics of fatty acids ? 2. What is the difference between saturated and unsaturated fatty acids? 3. How many carbons and double bonds do palmitic acid, stearic acid, and oleic acid have? 4. What kind of isomers do unsaturated acids have? Which is predominant? 5. At the molecular level, what is the difference between
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Unformatted text preview: boiling point and melting point ? 6. The longer the hydrocarbon chain , the _____________ the melting point . Why? 7. The more unsaturated the hydrocarbon chain, the __________ the melting point . Why? 8. What functional group is present in wax ? How do you make it? What is its function ? 9. What consists of a triglyceride ? How do you make it? What is its function ?...
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