Sections
Lipids
Fatty Acids
Fatty Acid Nomenclature
Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Triacylglycerols
Glycerophospholipids
Sphingolipids
Sphingophospholipids
Sphingoglycolipids
Sphingolipid Recap
Waxes
Eicosanoids
Isoprenoids
Steroids
Steroid Hormones
Lipid Vitamins
Comprehensive Final Map
Biological Membranes
Physical Properties of Biological Membranes
Types of Membrane Proteins
Integral Membrane Proteins
Peripheral Membrane Proteins
Lipid-Linked Membrane Proteins

Practice: Which of the statements regarding waxes is FALSE?

A)  Waxes generally have melting points above room temperature.

B)  Waxes are soluble molecules in water. 

C)  Waxes are used as protective coatings against dehydration and parasites.

D)  Waxes are esters of long-chain fatty acids and long-chain alcohols.

Practice: Biological waxes are:

A) Esters of long-chain fatty acids with a sphingolipid.

B) Esters of glycerol and a long-chain alcohol. 

C) Esters of glycerol and three long-chain fatty acids.

D) Esters of a long-chain fatty acid with a long-chain alcohol group.