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    Lipid Structures Multiple Choice Questions

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    Which structures contain saturated fatty acids or saturated fatty acid derivatives? Select all answers that apply.
    a. A
    b. B
    c. C
    d. D
    e. E

    Which structures contain unsaturated fatty acids or unsaturated fatty acid derivatives? Select all answers that apply.
    a. A
    b. B
    c. C
    d. D
    e. E

    Which structures are amphipathic? Select all answers that apply.
    a. A
    b. B
    c. C
    d. D
    e. E

    Match each structure with the TYPE of lipid class it represents. Not all answers (i.e. lipid classes) need be used; some structures may share the same class.

    Matching pairs:
    ? Fatty acid
    ? Sphingophospholipid
    ? Glycerophospholipid
    ? Triacylglycerol
    ? Cholesterol

    Would you expect molecule (A) or molecule (B) to have a higher melting point? Why?

    Would you expect molecule (A) or molecule (C) to have a higher melting point? Why?

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    Consider the lipid structures (A through E) below.

    Which structures contain saturated fatty acids or saturated fatty acid derivatives? Select all answers that apply.
    a. A ("A" is a saturated fatty acid, a fatty acid with only single bonds in the hydrocarbon chain.)
    b. B ("B" is an unsaturated fatty acid. Notice the double bonds in the structure.)
    c. C ("C" is a saturated fatty acid, a fatty acid with only single bonds in the hydrocarbon chain.)
    d. D ("D" contains two saturated fatty acyl chains and one unsaturated fatty acyl chain.)
    e. E ("E" chains two unsaturated fatty acyl chains.)

    Therefore, all are correct, except B.

    Which structures contain unsaturated fatty acids or ...

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