FATTY ACIDS: what are fatty acids?

-They are found in lipid and glycerol
-They are acidic, basic or neutral in nature
-They are organic acids
-Fatty acids with multiple bonds are called unsaturated fatty acids and are mostly of plant origin
-They are long chain carboxylic acids
-They have hydrocarbon tail and hydrophilic carboxylic head
-They determine the properties of the lipids they form.

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