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Chapter 5

Question:

Why are human sex hormones considered to be lipids?

A) They are essential components of cell membranes.

B) They are steroids, which are not soluble in water.

C) They are made of fatty acids.

D) They are hydrophilic compounds.

E) They contribute to atherosclerosis.



Answer:

B) They are steroids, which are not soluble in water.



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Question: Why are human sex hormones considered to be lipids? A) They are essential components of cell membranes. B) They are steroids, which are not soluble in water. C) They are made of fatty acids. D) They are hydrophilic compounds. E) They contribute to atherosclerosis.
Answer: B) They are steroids, which are not soluble in water.