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Ducks spend most of their time swimming with their legs and feet in cold water, while the rest of their body remains above water. This means that the cells in their feet and legs must be able to function at lower temperatures.

How would you expect the lipid composition in a duck's leg cells to compare to the lipid composition in its other cells?

A

The leg cells have more saturated fatty acids in their structural components.

B

The leg cells have more trans-fatty acids in their structural components.

C

The leg cells have more long-chain fatty acids in their structural components.

D

The leg cells have more unsaturated fatty acids in their structural components.

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