MYTUTOR SUBJECT ANSWERS

487 views

What are the differences between Carbohydrates and Lipids?

Carbohydrates

- 17 kJ of energy per gram

- Disaccharides = highly soluble. Polysaccharides = insoluble

- Less metabolic water produced

- Stored as STARCH in plants and GLYCOGEN in animals

- Monomer = Glucose

- SHORT TERM energy store

Lipids

- 38kJ of energy per gram

- Insoluble

- A lot of water produced on oxidation

- Monomers = Fatty Acids and Glycerol

- LONG TERM energy store

Laura S. GCSE Chemistry tutor, GCSE English tutor, GCSE Biology tutor...

2 years ago

Answered by Laura, an IB Biology tutor with MyTutor


Still stuck? Get one-to-one help from a personally interviewed subject specialist

26 SUBJECT SPECIALISTS

£20 /hr

Emily T.

Degree: Biomedical Science (Bachelors) - Durham University

Subjects offered:Biology, Psychology+ 1 more

Biology
Psychology
Chemistry

“About Me:Hello, I reading Biomedical Sciences at Durham University. I am always been interested in the reason behind biological and chemical mechanisms of the world around us!I was a Student Leader in a Theatre Company in Hong Ko...”

MyTutor guarantee

£24 /hr

Julia M.

Degree: Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security (Masters) - Edinburgh University

Subjects offered:Biology, Maths+ 1 more

Biology
Maths
Chemistry

“Enthusiastic friendly tutor looking for curious and ambitious students for fun and relaxed lessons”

£20 /hr

Marek W.

Degree: Biochemistry with German for Science (Bachelors) - Imperial College London University

Subjects offered:Biology, German+ 2 more

Biology
German
Chemistry
-Personal Statements-

“Science?- Yes, please! Who I am? I am Biochemistry with German student at Imperial College London. I am patient and friendly to explain you things that you are struggling with. In my free time I play tennis and dance Punjabi. I have b...”

About the author

Laura S.

Currently unavailable: until 25/03/2016

Degree: Combined Honours in Social Sciences (Bachelors) - Durham University

Subjects offered:Biology, Maths+ 4 more

Biology
Maths
Latin
History
English
Chemistry

“About Me: I am a student studing Combined Honours in Social Sciences at Durham University, specifically Anthropology, Psychology and Politics. Having studied the IB at school, I have an interest in a wide variety of subjects, and woul...”

MyTutor guarantee

You may also like...

Posts by Laura

Is breaking bonds endothermic or exothermic?

What are the differences between Carbohydrates and Lipids?

What is the diRfference between Oxidation and Reduction?

What was the most important cause of the Cold War?

Other IB Biology questions

State two examples of current uses of genetically modified crops or animals.

What is the difference between a gene and an allele?

Explain the process of synaptic transmission

Explain how a nerve impulse passes along a non-myelinated neuron

View IB Biology tutors

We use cookies to improve your site experience. By continuing to use this website, we'll assume that you're OK with this. Dismiss

mtw:mercury1:status:ok