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Unsaturated fat

unsaturated fat

(Science: biochemistry) A fat that contains a carbon-carbon double bond, or a fat containing unsaturated fatty acids, such a fatty acid has double or triple covalent bonds and is thus able to add more atoms. Unsaturated fats are believed to lower blood cholesterol levels and are found at high levels in vegetable oils (olive oil, safflower oil, etc.) As a general rule, unsaturated fats are liquid at room temperature.

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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
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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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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...
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