Chemistry (12th Edition)

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Chapter 24 - The Chemistry of Life - 24.4 Lipids - 24.4 Lesson Check: 22

Answer

Lipids dissolve in organic solvents, rather than in highly polar solvents such as water. This sets them apart from most biological substances such as carbohydrates and proteins.

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Lipids dissolve in organic solvents, rather than in highly polar solvents such as water. This sets them apart from most biological substances such as carbohydrates and proteins.
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