Alternate Version: Biomolecules - The Lipids (Video)
Biomolecules - The Lipids
In this animated object, learners examine neutral fats, phospholipids, and cholesterol. The molecular formula and general function for each are shown.
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what is the defining property of a lipid
organic compound that are fatty acids and are insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents
Lipids are molecules defined by several characteristics, the chief of which is their avoidance of water, referred to as their nonpolar nature.
is to build up
A lipid is chemically defined as a substance that is insoluble in water and soluble in alcohol, ether, and chloroform.
what are the roles of natural fat?
protect the organs and insulate them and major source of stored energy in the body
Protect the organs
Fat is a backup source of energy to fuel your workout when carbohydrates are not available. Fat is an essential part of your diet. It provides energy, absorbs certain nutrients and maintains your core body temperature.
Natural fat stores enegry fuel
The main function of a lipid, or in other words fat, is to help protect organs from getting damaged, helps store energy when you run out of carbs, and make up the walls of the cell membrane.
Dietary fats are not just a source of energy; they function as structural building blocks of the body, carry fat-soluble vitamins, are involved in vital physiological processes in the body, and are indispensable for a number of important biological functions including growth and development.
Lipids are ___________________molecules that are insoluble in water.
What is the general formula for lipids
What are fatty acids chains?
what is cholesterol used for in our bodies
What are 3 examplesof lipids???
What are fatty acid chains?
Neutral also called what ? and why ?
Saturated fatty acids