Essays Tagged: "Lipid"

Abstract: Characterization of Serum Lipoprotein Profiles of Healthy, Adult Cats and Idiopathic Feline Hepatic Lipidosis Patients

Characterization of Serum Lipoprotein Profiles of Healthy, Adult Cats and Idiopathic Feline Hepatic Lipidosis PatientsHelene E. Pazak, Joseph W. Bartges, Larry C. Cornelius, Melissa A. Scott, Kathy Gr ... ak, Joseph W. Bartges, Larry C. Cornelius, Melissa A. Scott, Kathy Gross and Thomas L. HuberHepatic lipidosis is one of the most common hepatobiliary disorders in cats. Signs of hepatic lipidosis incl ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Lipids

It got me a good grade Ohh this report is so good!LIPIDSThe subject I will cover is lipids. I will tell you about the description of it's organic comp ... tructure and give examples of types of these compounds, such as cholesterol.The organic compound of lipids have many similarities. They are almost always greasy, fatty, oily, or waxy. They do not diss ... you get grease on your hands it is hard to wash of because it seems to repel the water.You can find lipids in many places. They are usually in fatty foods like butter, salad dressing, and cooking oils ...

(2 pages) 68 0 2.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

All about Bacteria.

rge molecules called lipopolysaccharides. A lipopolysaccharide is a chain of sugar molecules with a lipid attached to one end. Outside of the cell wall and membrane, many bacteria have a gelatinous la ...

(5 pages) 152 1 4.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This is a assignment on lipids

ucture that is constantly changing shape.Mosaic - the proteins embedded themselves in to the phospholipid bilayer in shape, size and pattern just in the same way as a mosaic tile or stone does.LipidLi ... atesoThey are not soluble in wateroThey are soluble in organic solvents such as alcohols and acetoneLipids perform different functions in living organisms. These are:Energy sources - they provide more ...

(4 pages) 43 1 2.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Testing for Macromolecules

Purpose:To determine which chemical indicators that will indicate the presence of glucose, starch, lipid, and protein in various samples.Methods and Materials:For materials, please refer to p.18 in B ... etween the starch molecules and iodine solution. Filter paper was used to determine the presence of lipids. Unlike other samples, vegetable oil remained on the paper after a period of time. This was p ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Osmosis

ture of the plasma membrane (fig.9.3, pg 220)1. The cell membrane is composed of 2 layers of PHOSPHOLIPIDS -"phospho" = phosphate "lipid" = fat· referred to as the "phospholipid bilayer"· ... phospho" = phosphate "lipid" = fat· referred to as the "phospholipid bilayer"· phospholipids have polar, water-soluble heads attached to long, nonpolar tails.· The phosphate heads ...

(2 pages) 39 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Effects of Alcohol

ecause the body builds up an increasing tolerance to it and develops a craving for it. Alcohol is a lipid-soluble compound and it can diffuse into the cells of our body and affect their function. (Mar ... e membrane meaning they only allow certain substances in and out of the cell but if a molecule is a lipid-soluble it can enter a cell without any help. This is why alcohol affects so many of our bodil ...

(9 pages) 148 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Endocrine system Notes

ne glands release their secretions (hormones) directly into the bloodstream.Steroid hormonesMade of lipid called cholesterolCross cell membranes easily1. Enters cell by passing though its membrane2. B ...

(8 pages) 121 1 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Everything you need to know about a cell - definitions in outline form, interpretation of Honors Biology intro.

s- buuilding block for syntheses of polysaccharidesb. fatty acids- building blocks for syntheses of lipidsc. amino acids- building blocks for synthesis of proteinsd. nucleotides- building blocks for s ... ell wallsb. glycogen- highly branched polysaccharide (storage form of sugar in animals and fungi)C. Lipids- mostly hydrocarbon which makes them mainly non-polar; this nonpolar nature makes them hydrop ...

(6 pages) 59 1 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Describe the current model of membrane structure and explain how it accounts for the movement of some substances into and out of the cells

ers. It does this by having some small pores or channels.The membrane is a thin sheet composed of a lipid (fat) bilayer called phospholipid. It consists of a water-soluble end (hydophilic), facing inw ... o the extracellular fluid. The non-water-soluble (hydrophobic) ends face each other internally. The lipid bilayer is embedded with protein molecules. There are two types: Integral proteins, which span ...

(1 pages) 4769 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Genetic Disorders

llele is Tay-Sachs disease. This is caused by a dysfunctional enzyme that fails to break down brain lipids of a certain class. The symptoms usually become manifest a few months after birth. Some sympt ... With Tay-Sachs disease, the brain cells of a baby are unable to metabolize gangliosides, a type of lipid, because a crucial enzyme does not work properly. As the lipids accumulate in the brain, the b ...

(3 pages) 43 2 4.5 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Heavily summarised notes for biological molecules (lipids) personally summarised

Outline- Introduction- Types of lipids- Structure of lipids- Functions of lipids- Test for lipidsI. INTRODUCTION- Lipids are a loose ... ain characteristic: they are insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents (e.g. chloroform).- Lipids consist of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen - but much less oxygen compared to hydrogen.- No gener ... ss oxygen compared to hydrogen.- No generalized formula- Difference between a fat and an oil:- If a lipid is in the solid state at 20oC, it is a fat.- If it is in the lipid state at 20oC, it is an oil ...

(1 pages) 11 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Introduction to various biological molecules

mFunctionGlucose can act as an energy source and it is critical in the production of protein and in lipid metabolism. Also, in plants and most animals, it is a precursor for Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) ... es breakfast meal with the hash brown is healthy and to uncover whether the food contains proteins, lipids, starch or reducing sugar to determine its healthiness.Experimental procedure (hotcakes)1 ...

(5 pages) 28 0 4.5 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Experiment write up, including method and discussion on testing food substances for the presence of lipids (fats)

Testing Food Substances for the Presence of LipidsAim:To establish which food substances contain lipids.Hypothesis:1. All diary products will co ... Aim:To establish which food substances contain lipids.Hypothesis:1. All diary products will contain lipids.2. All animal tissue will contain lipids.3. All plant storage organ products, i.e. seeds, wil ... All animal tissue will contain lipids.3. All plant storage organ products, i.e. seeds, will contain lipids.Introduction:Lipids are insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents. Ethanol is an exa ...

(9 pages) 36 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

Niemann-Pick Disease

ASM. Sphingomyelimase is normally found in the lysosome of the cell and is needed to metabolize the lipid sphingomyelin. If this enzyme, ASM, is gone or not working properly, the result is disastrous. ... lly speaking. People with this sort of the disease are not able to metabolize cholesterol and other lipids correctly. Because of this, excessively large amounts or cholesterol accrue within the liver ...

(5 pages) 656 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Lipid

Objective: 1. Test for the solubility of the lipids in the several common solvents.2. Test for the saponification and the property of the ... the reagent 4 is the butter.5. n this test, we can conclude that the peanut oil is the unsaturated lipid.Discussion: 1. In this test, we can find that the triacetin is soluble in the organic ... This is a test for the saponification. A saponification is the reaction that happened between the lipids and the hydroxide. ¡§Peanut oil + hydroxide ¡û soap + glycerol¡& ...

(5 pages) 15 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Babe Ruth

There are 3 groups of biochemical compounds that are very important for human life. Carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins are all essential organic compounds. Carbohydrates consist of monosaccharides, ... humans energy and nutrients that their body needs for daily life, and supports people's metabolism. Lipids are also consisted of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, but do not dissolve in water. Lipids also ...

(1 pages) 6 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Bio 207 notes "animal physiology"

the protein channel and ionic channel:The ease with which a solute can diffuse directly through the lipid interior of the cell membrane depends on the hydrophobic or hydrophilic nature of the solute: ... ity of the their intergumentXeric animals have an integrument low permeable to water because of the lipid thin layer in their body( insect)Open respitory system in Earthworm and Isopods cause to high ...

(4 pages) 16 0 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Animal physiology study notes

the protein channel and ionic channel:The ease with which a solute can diffuse directly through the lipid interior of the cell membrane depends on the hydrophobic or hydrophilic nature of the solute, ...

(2 pages) 844 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Testing for Macromolecules

PURPOSEThe purpose of the lab is to learn how to determine the presence of glucose, starch, lipid, and protein in various samples through standard tests.MODIFICATION1. Protein solution, vegeta ... cals were returned to the teacher.CONCLUSIONSThrough this lab, we learned how to determine protein, lipids, glucose and starch with their indicators from unknown samples.During the lab, I have noticed ...

(5 pages) 19413 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology