Results for: Medium-chain-triglycerides

In Health

Can you donate blood if your triglycerides are elevated?

Yes. Even if a large load of triglycerides were given in blood, it would not result in pathology, due to the fact that diseases that are related to high fats occur over the co (MORE)
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)

What is Triglycerides monomers?

    1 glycerol and 3 fatty acids   so the monomers basically are glycerol and fatty acids
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Are triglycerides polar or non-polar?

Triglycerides are just fats, which have both nonpolar and polar parts. The areas with carbon-oxygen bonds are fairly polar, while the carbon-hydrogen bonded areas are nonpolar (MORE)

Are triglycerides hydrophobic?

Yes they are. This is because they are a lipid. Lipids consist of oils, waxes and fats which are not soluble in water hence the term hydrophobic (water fearing)
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What are the major functions of triglycerides?

  Function 1 -- Energy   All fats, including triglycerides, are a highly concentrated source of energy, but they are the body's second choice because they are more diff (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)