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A tails can be saturated or unsaturated b some regions

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Unformatted text preview: ts Examples Functions all the information! Three Main Types of Lipids: 1. Triglycerides: composed of 1 glycerol molecule and 3 fatty acid chains. a. Can be saturated or unsaturated b. Functions: 2. Phospholipids: composed of 1 glycerol molecule, 2 fatty acid chains, and a phosphate group. a. Tails can be saturated or unsaturated. b. Some regions hydrophobic some are hydrophilic c. Functions: 3. Sterols/Steroids: composed of 4 fused hydrocarbon rings a. Functional groups attached to 4 ­ring skeleton determines function b. Functio...
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