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Lecture 7

Biochemistry 2280A Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Phospholipid, Sphingosine, Glycerol


Department
Biochemistry
Course Code
BIOCHEM 2280A
Professor
Eric Ball
Lecture
7

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Lipids and Biological Membranes
McLachlin Topic 7 — Lecture 9
Learning Objectives
-describe and distinguish between different classes of lipids
-describe the biological role of the different classes of lipids
-explain the properties of lipid bilayers, and why certain lipids form bilayers
-predict the effect of changes in composition of a lipid bilayer on its fluidity
Four Main Classes of Biomolecules
Types of Lipids — Fatty Acids
-used for energy and structure
Fatty Acid Saturation and Blood Cholesterol
-LDL = low-density lipoprotein, carries cholesterol to tissues
-HDL = high-density lipoprotein, scavenges cholesterol from tissues
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