Phospholipids


2.2 Phospholipids

  • Are a special type of lipid. Each molecule has a soluble end, as one fatty acid has been replaced with a phosphate group. The phosphate group is hydrophilic.
  • Form cell membranes.

*More about phospholipids is discussed in Cell Membrane and Transport chapter.

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2.3 Practicals

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