Biomolecule Poster

By: Asha Reddy and Madeline Huang

Biomolecule: Lipids

Monomers: Fatty Acids and Glycerol

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Polymers: fast steroids, phospholipids, and waxes

Examples: fats, oils, waxes, certain vitamins, hormones

Functional groups: ester (COOC) group

Common Functions: to store energy

Structure allows function: depending on the type of lipid the structure is very diamond like with random strings and it is small enough to allow many of them