Lipids

Our favorite bio molecule

Monomer

Fatty acids and glycerol

Examples

Saturated fats, unsaturated fats, monounsaturated fats, tran fats, and polyunsaturated fats.

Polymer

Triglyceride, steroids, and phospholipids.

Functional groups

Ester

Common functions

Energy storage, mobilization, protections of your organs, utilization, insulation, buoyancy, and storage of vitamins.

How it's structure allows for their function?

Non polar bodies and polar head, which accounts for lipids bilayers.