Ethan, Nikhil, Killian, John, Ras, Makena

Monomers and Polymers in Lipids

The monomers in lipids are fatty acids and glycerol. The polymers in lipids are fats, steroids, phospholipids, and waxes. Examples of lipids in everyday life are earwax, candle wax, egg yolks, butter, and animal fats.

Functions of Lipids

Lipids are used in our bodies for energy storage, forming cell membranes, and providing hormones and vitamins. They're key for maintaining homeostasis.