Lipids questions

IB Chemistry: Lipids questions

1. The structural formulas of some fatty acids can be found in Section 34 of the IB chemistry data booklet.(a) Explain why linolenic acid is known as an omega-3 fatty acid.(b) Describe the type of reaction taking place when propane-1,2,3-triol (glycerol) reacts with linolenic acid.(c) Draw the structure of the triglyceride formed from glycerol and linolenic acid.(d) State and explain whether this triglyceride is a solid...


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