Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 19 - Biochemistry - Exercises - Questions - Page 728: 11

Answer

Fatty acids consist of a carboxylic group attached to a hydrocarbon chain. In the diagram, R represents the hydrocarbon chain, which typically contains at least 3 C atoms.
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Fatty acids consist of a carboxylic group attached to a hydrocarbon chain. In the diagram, R represents the hydrocarbon chain, which typically contains at least 3 C atoms.
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