Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 31 - Self-Quiz - Page 534: 6



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Lipids stored in adipose cells are the most efficient way of storing energy. Glycogen is the storage form of carbohydrates in animals; however, carbohydrates do not provide as much energy as lipids. Starch is the storage form of carbohydrates found in plants. Phosphorus does not serve any energy-storage purposes. Finally, stored lipids in adipose cells are the body's main energy reserves.
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