By: Perry Powell and Gabriel Boccalandro

Made from the monomers of Fatty Acids and Glycerol

Fatty Acids

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common functions

  • Store energy by having a lot of bonds
  • They make up cell membranes
  • regulate what enters and exits the cell

Examples of Lipids

  • Cholesterol
  • fatty acyls
  • Steroids
  • sphingolipids
  • glycolipids

Functional Groups



How does its structure allow for its function

The Lipid's main purpose to store energy and the energy of a molecule is stored in its electrons and mainly its bond. so the Lipids have a lot of bonds.

Name of Polymer