Problem: Identify the component of a triglyceride within the bracket  (i) glycerol (ii) nucleotides (iii) fatty acids (iv) amino acids

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Triglycerides have 2 distinctive groups which are the glyerol backbone and attached to it via ester bond are the 1-3 fatty acid chains (nonpolar group)

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Identify the component of a triglyceride within the bracket  

(i) glycerol 

(ii) nucleotides 

(iii) fatty acids 

(iv) amino acids

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