Answer to Question #33244 in Biochemistry for jimeck

Question #33244
An analysis of a lipid shows that it is made up of two fatty acids and a phosphate group, each bonded to a glycerol molecule. The molecule has a hydrophobic end and a hydrophilic end. Based on this information, what conclusion can you draw regarding this lipid?
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2013-07-17T07:46:03-0400
We can claim that it is phospholipid, because only phospholipid has two phosphategroups and both hydrophilic and hydrofobic ends.

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