Class on Friday, October 10, 2014

Class on 10-10-14

Margarine Composition Fr Katan

The above was the composition at about 1990.  Today, the trans fats have been lowered in margarine!

Answer to a Question:  What is a Lipase?

Answer:  A Lipase is an enzyme (a protein) that carries out a reaction– in this case, it cleaves a fatty acid off a lipid molecule.  There happens to be many different Lipase enzymes in the body.

Lipase enzyme

Lipase reaction

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