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Unformatted text preview: Storage Starch (plants) Glycogen (animals) Carbohydrates structural roles Cellulose (plants) Chitin (animals) Lipids Water-insoluble organic biomolecules made up of non-polar groups. Structural components of cell membrane. Storage and transport forms of fuel. Protective surface coating (like plant leaves) Cell component in cell recognition. Hormone First exam Febuary 8, 2007 Fat Types Saturated (Saturated with H, no double bonds between adjacent carbons) Unsaturated (Double bonds, lower melting point) Melting Points Differ Saturated fats are solids at higher temperatures than unsaturated fats. Acyl chains of unsaturated fats are kinky and therefore require a lower temperature to become a solid. Polymers Triglycerides Phospholipds...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BIOL 1201 taught by Professor Wishtichusen during the Spring '07 term at LSU.
- Spring '07