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Transcript of Lipids
Fat form is mainly found in animals
Oil form is a liquid
Oil form is mainly in plants
Found mainly in animals.
Composed of three fatty acids and a glycerol.
Saturated & unsaturated fats
Waxes are used to coat and protect things in nature.
Fats and Oils
How are they used today:
Many bodybuilders and athletes used steroids to build muscle.
used in necessary medicines.
Help with acne
used as muscle relaxers if your hurt
What are steroids made of?
Steroids are organic compounds that are made up of four cycloalkane rings that are connected to each other
Fats, Oils, and Waxes
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Plants use waxes to stop evaporation of water from their leaves.
Your ears make wax to protect the inside of your ear.
Bees use wax to make honeycombs.
Lipids are made of:
The elements carbon, hydrogen, oxygen
What are lipids made of?
Some even contain nitrogen and phosphorus
Long chains of fatty acids
Monomers & Assembly
Monomers: glycerol and fatty acids
Lipids assemble by attaching to one or more amino acids
Made from glycerol, which are two fatty acids and a phosphate group
Soluble in water and oil
Helps with eyesight & skin health
Found in: bright yellow and orange fruits, carrots, pumpkins, broccoli, spinach
Found in: green, leafy vegetables, brussel sprouts, and broccoli
Used for clotting blood
Applied to skin to remove any unusual markings
Found in sunlight
Treats skin conditions, boosts immune system
Found in vegetable oil, cereal, animal products, fruits, and vegetables
Used in extremely underweight premature babies
Consists of tryglycerides
No double bonds between the carbon atoms
At least one double bond in the chain
Monounsaturated if one double bond
polyunsaturated fat if two or more double bonds
An example of a phosophlipid is a egg yolk.
An egg yolk is mostly water but contains many lipids.
Some Questions You May Have....?
How does your body make lipids?
When the body needs needs to store nutrients from food lipids form
How are these lipids used by the cells of your body?
Provide energy to hormones
What kind of foods contain lipids?
Milk, cheeses, and meats contain saturated fats of lipids
Do lipids contain energy?
How is the molecule's shape important to understanding its function?
Lipids maintain the membrane of a helping protein
Yes they do, they are sources of energy
About 9 calories of energy
Digest and absorb food
Lipids in skin to keep warm
Provide energy for muscle and body processes
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