Tag: Phospholipid and their arrangement in Cell membrane

Structure of Phospholipid and their arrangement in Cell membrane

Structure of Phospholipid: Phospholipids are the triglyceride lipids where one fatty acid is replaced by phosphoric acid, attached to additional nitrogenous group like choline in lecithin phospholipid. The two fatty acids hydrocarbon chains and glycerol functions as hydrophobic (water-repellant) and forms the non-polar tail of the phospholipid molecule; whereas phosphate and nitrogenous compound, choline functions as …