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1. Capable of absorbing or dissolving to a greater degree; as, an unsaturated solution.

2. (Science: chemistry) Capable of taking up, or of uniting with, certain other elements or compounds, without the elimination of any side product; thus, aldehyde, ethylene, and ammonia are unsaturated.

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How does trans fat differ chemically from unsaturated corn oil?

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by skeelsaw
Sun Feb 12, 2012 5:40 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Membranes
Replies: 1
Views: 1138

about cholesterol

... in the body and thus should prevent formation of cholesterol by body (but you can still have high uptake from food). Second, it's "omega 3-unsaturated fatty acids", omega-3 is nothing!

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by JackBean
Tue Oct 25, 2011 11:04 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: about cholesterol
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Views: 3575

Four questions (complex salt, DNA, partial cleavage...)

... small amount of yolk 4.) A solution that produces a precipitate upon the addition of a single solute crystal is said to be satured supersatured unsaturated colloidal diluted Thanks for any help! Best regards :)

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by Anonymous
Thu Sep 22, 2011 10:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Four questions (complex salt, DNA, partial cleavage...)
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Views: 3091

cell membrane

bacteria growing at 20 degree celsius is shifted to 30 degree celsius. state there will be more:- a) saturated or unsaturated fatty acids, b)long or short chain fatty acids. explain with reason.....(i need it asap)

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by APmicro
Sat Jun 18, 2011 4:44 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: cell membrane
Replies: 2
Views: 2113

Some questions about Lipids...

the unsaturated FAs are said to be good (especially omega-3), while saturated (coing from animal fats) are not good for health

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by JackBean
Mon Oct 04, 2010 9:57 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Some questions about Lipids...
Replies: 5
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