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The main difference between phospholipids and fats is the chemical structure each macromolecule is made up with. Each lipid consists of glycerol and three fatty acids however phospholipid molecule substitutes a phosphate for one of the three fatty acids.
How does a phospholipid differ from a fat?
Why is this important for the cell's lipid bilayer?