3: Lipids and glycerol Quiz

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  1. What is the process called when two molecules are joined together by taking an OH off of one molecule and an H off of the other, and form water as a byproduct?1
  2. Does glycerol ALWAYS have three fatty acids attached to it?1
  3. What is a good source of oleic acid?1
  4. What molecule can attach to one, two, or three fatty acids?1
  5. What kind of cell stores triglycerides?1
  6. What common household item is glycerol most like?1
  7. Which of these words is actually related to the “lin” in linoleic acid?1
  8. Which of these statements has nothing to do with why unsaturated fatty acids look bent at the end?1
  9. What does the 3 mean in an omega-3 fatty acid?1
  10. Which part of a fatty acid is the acid part?1
  11. Does it matter if you have a lot of triglycerides floating around in your blood?1
  12. How many fatty acids does a diglyceride have?1
  13. How many carbon atoms are in a glycerol molecule?1
  14. Which are liquids at room temperature?1
  15. What makes a saturated fatty acid saturated?1
  16. Which of these fatty acids is the shortest?1
  17. What is another word for glycerol?1
  18. Where do you find a lot of palmitic acid?1
  19. What do you call fatty acids that our bodies cannot make but must get from food?1
  20. What is required to attached a fatty acid to a glycerol?1
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