Results for: Medium-chain-triglycerides

In Science

What is the function of a triglyceride?

  the function of a triglyceride is to provide the much needed energy for a cell during cellular respiration. it is used as a source for long term energy storage. hope t (MORE)
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Are triglycerides amphiphilic?

No. Because the polar hydroxyls of glycerol and the polar carboxylates of the fatty acids are bound in ester linkages, triglycerides are nonpolar, hydrophobic molecules, that (MORE)
In Biology

What are Triglycerides?

A triglyceride is also called a simple lipid and is the chemical form in which most fat exists in food as well as in the body. They are derived from one glycerol molecule and (MORE)

Are triglycerides lipids?

Triglycerides are lipids in a way. A lipid is a broad category of macromolecules. In this category is fatty acids. One triglyceride consists of a glycerol back bone and 3 fatt (MORE)

What is the size of a triglyceride?

it varies depending on the lengths of the three fatty acid chains attached to the glycerin.
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