Small molecules in our diet - Coggle Diagram
Small molecules in our diet
Lipids are any class of organic compounds that are fatty acids.
They are also insoluble in water
However, they are soluble in organic solvents
They are storage compounds.
For example, Triglycerides serve as reserve energy of the body
They regulate membrane permubility
They serve as a source for soluble vitamins
For example, vitamin A, D, E, K
Any neutral, non polar chemical substance that is liquid at room temperature.
Not soluble in water
Soluble in alcohol or other ethers
High carbon and hydrogen content
Flammable and slippery
volatile and non-volatile
Are naturally occurring oily substances that occur in animal bodies.
They are mainly deposited as a layer under the skin or around certain organs
They are solid at room temperature
Made up of Glycerol and other fatty acids.
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