Lipids. Store Energy in a Fat Cell Part of membranes Serve as chemical messengers. Energy Storage. Humans store Energy in the form of fats Some Energy storage is in the form of the carbohydrate glycogen – fast energy Fats produce 50% more energy per gram than carbohydrates
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1) Fats and waxes
2) Complex Lipids
also called “glycerin”
a typical “fatty acid”
1) Practically all straight chain with no branches
2) 10 to 20 C in length
3) Contain an even number of C
The body builds FA from two carbon units of acetic acid (acetate ion)
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Can you find the sphingosine????
Cholesterol is starting material for synthesis of Progesterone:
cholesterols and dissolve