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Saturated hydrocarbon

saturated hydrocarbon

A hydrocarbon that contains the greatest possible number of hydrogen atoms, so that the molecule contains neither rings nor multiple bonds.

loss of carbons

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Re: fats and energy

... of fats that makes them energy dense?" Fats are basically long hydrocarbon chains. They are so energy dense because of the high potential ... could be energy dense in macromolecular terms because they exist as saturated in unsaturated.

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by saternet
Sat Mar 03, 2007 2:30 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: fats and energy
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Burning foods

... to the another two types. This is because the pork grinds contains saturated fat which only found in animals. The saturated fat has fatty acids that without a single double bond in the hydrocarbon chain. After a strenous activities, I suggests that you can consumes ...

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by Tan Tze Chein
Thu Feb 08, 2007 12:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Burning foods
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... true that double bond is more reactive than single bond because it is unsaturated? bond in unsaturated hydrocarbon can be break more easily than saturated hydrocarbon

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by mercuryy
Sat Oct 14, 2006 10:55 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: bonding
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Views: 3092

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