Ask Question
23 January, 20:01

Imagine you have an unknown sample that contains one of the four macromolecules. What could you do to determine if the sample contains lipids?

a) Mix the sample with water, and observe how it behaves.

b) Eat some of it, and observe what happens after digestion.

c) Slice the sample, and examine its individual cell structure.

d) Burn the sample to see if it contains the element carbon.

+3
Answers (2)
  1. 23 January, 21:41
    0
    C, it's not D and you should never eat something if you don't know what's in it; meaning it's not b, you are talking about macromolecules so you should examine its individual cell structure.
  2. 23 January, 22:00
    0
    option (a).

    Explanation:

    Biomolecules are the important organic molecules that plays an important role in the living organism. Four important biomolecules are carbohydrate, proteins, lipids and nucleic acids.

    Lipids consist of fatty acids that contain the hydrophobic hydrocarbon tail and the hydrophilic head that contains the carboxylic acids. Lipids can be easily tested by dissolving them in water. Lipids are insoluble in water and starts floating on the surface of water. Lipids are easily soluble in organic solvents. Some lipids may also form micelles in water.

    Thus, the correct answer is option (a).
Know the Answer?
New Questions in Biology
The williams family just bought a new van. the cost of the van is $26,857.00. state sales tax is 6% on the cost of the van. in addition, there is $250 worth of document preparation fees that must be paid.
Answers (1)
Which nation was the aggressor in the action described here? the soviet union japan germany italy?
Answers (2)
Which is the collective noun: Journalists Society
Answers (2)
Of the sixth graders in a school, 4/5 (fraction) play at least one sport. Of those 2/3 (fraction) play on a team. What fraction of the sixth graders play a sport on a team?
Answers (1)
What were two effects of the Eighteenth Amendment and the Volstead Act? A. a decrease in the amount of illegal liquor and the number of homemade stills B. a decrease in both prostitution and murder C.
Answers (1)
Vector A makes equal angles with x, y and z axis. value of its components (in terms of magnitude of vector A will be?
Answers (1)
How do i solve 7 - (3-8) ^2
Answers (1)
1. Determine whether the graphs of the given equation are Parallel, perpendicular, or neither. y=-2x+3, 2x+y=7. A. Parallel B. Perpendicular C. Neither 2. Determine whether the statement is always, sometimes, or never true.
Answers (2)
What is the primary purpose of socialization?
Answers (2)
In recent year a letter to Europe from the United States cost $0.94 to mail. A letter mailed within United States cost $0.44. Nancy mailed 5 letters for $3.70 some to Europe and some to the United States. how many letters did she send to Europe
Answers (1)