How are biological membranes held together?
a. hydrophobic interactions
b. covalent bonds
d. peptide bonds
Lipids refer to a large class of organic compounds containing fatty acids that are critical for energy storage, cell structure, and the production of important chemicals, such as hormones. Types of lipids include: fats, oils, steroids, waxes, and phospholipids. Lipids are insoluble in water, but can be solubilized in organic solvents.
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Biological membranes are held together by a. hydrophobic interactions.
Biological membranes have a lipid bilayer structure. Each lipid layer is made...
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