Organic Chemistry 2

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True Statement: Triglycerides, Fatty Acids, and Phospholipids

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Which of the following statements is/are true about fatty acids and triglycerides?

Select ALL that apply.

A

The longer the chain of the fatty acid, the higher its melting point.

B

Trans fatty acids have lower melting points than cis fatty acids.

C

The higher the number of ​cis double bonds, the lower the melting point of the fatty acid.

D

Upon exposure to air, triacylglycerides with unsaturated fatty acids get oxidized to produce allylic hydrogen peroxide.

E

Phospholipids are the ester-like derivatives of phosphoric acids.​

F

Cephalins and lecithins are examples of triglycerides.