__________ are major components of cell membranes, and are said to be __________.

QUESTION POSTED AT 02/06/2020 - 01:44 AM

Answered by admin AT 02/06/2020 - 01:44 AM

Fats and oils are the major components of cell membranes and are said to be lipids. Lipid is the compound which form the double-layered surface of all cells (lipid bilayer). There are three major classes that membrane lipids are divided into: phospholipids (made of four components: fatty acids, phosphate and alcohol , glycolipids (sugar-containing lipids) and cholesterol (lipid with a structure quite different from that of phospholipids).
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