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Biology LibreTexts

1.2: Lipids in Water

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    • draw graphs/diagrams to explain the similarities in behavior when salts, organic solvents, and lipids are added to water
    • state the differences between single and double chain amphiphiles, the structures they form in water (micelles and bilayers), and the intermolecular forces involved in their interactions with self and water
    • explain the changes in interactions of amphiphiles with water and self in the formation of liposomes
    • explain the uses and advantages disadvantages of gel filtration and dialysis