Chemistry and Functions of Lipids

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10 Questions

Which of the following is a common property of lipids?

What is the main function of lipids as thermal insulators?

Which of the following is NOT a function of lipids?

What do combinations of lipid and protein (lipoproteins) mainly serve as in the body?

Which of the following diseases is associated with abnormal chemistry or metabolism of lipids?

Which of the following is an example of a compound lipid?

What is the general formula for saturated fatty acids?

Which type of fatty acids contain no double bonds?

What is the main characteristic of small chain fatty acids?

Which lipid molecule is derived from simple/compound lipids on their hydrolysis?


Learn about the diverse compounds that make up lipids, such as fats, oils, steroids, and waxes. Understand their physical and chemical properties, as well as their functions as a storage form of energy and their role in cell membranes.

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