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the glycerol is attached to 3 fatty acids

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What is the backbone of a fat?

glycerol


What is an unsatured fat?

A fat molecule is made of a chain of carbon atoms making a "backbone" and a bunch of hydrogens along the outside. In a saturated fat, the carbon backbone has the maximum number of hydrogens it can accept. In an unsaturated fat, the carbon backbone has made one or more double bonds within the backbone and so have less than the maximum number of hydrogens around the outside.


What serves as the backbone for a fat or triglycerides?

Glycerol


Which is the lightest substance among these four 1oxygen 2nitrogen 3hydrogen 3carbon?

Hydrogen


Does a garoupa has a backbone?

yes but it has a lot of meat and fat over it you can hardly feel it


Does a king penguin have a backbone?

yes it does there just fat so you cant really see it:)


What has a glycerol backbone and 3 fatty acids?

maybe "Triglyceride"


What is puruvate?

its a molecule that contains 3carbon atoms and 3 oxygen atom and its one of the product fron glycolysis


Is fat a science term?

Yeah it is,Fat - is a lipid made up of three carbon backbone attached to three fatty acid chains.


Does a giraffe have a backbone?

The humps on a camels back are made of fat, this is how they can go through the desert for long periods of time with out food or water, as the body metabolizes the fat into what the camel needs.


What is fat in science terms?

a fat is a large lipid made from 2 kinds of smaller molecules: glycerol and fatty acids


Which of the following is represented in the highest percentage by volume in dry air 1oxygen 2nitrogen 3carbon dioxide 4hydrogen?

it would be nitrogen. since that the percentage of it in air is 78.09%