Blind_Love149
  • Blind_Love149
The characteristics that best describe the tail of a phospholipid molecule are _____? a. neutral charge, nonpolar, and hydrophobic b. negative charge, polar, and hydrophilic c. negative charge, nonpolar, and hydrophobic d. neutral charge, polar, and hydrophobic
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Rushwr
  • Rushwr
I think it should be D
Blind_Love149
  • Blind_Love149
are you sure...
StarLord1
  • StarLord1
neutral

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Rushwr
  • Rushwr
I guess soo
Blind_Love149
  • Blind_Love149
is this polar or non polar
Rushwr
  • Rushwr
Polar !
anonymous
  • anonymous
neutral charge, polar,
Blind_Love149
  • Blind_Love149
guys, I got it wrong
Rushwr
  • Rushwr
It should be D
Blind_Love149
  • Blind_Love149
all thses geniuses got this question worng, it is not nuetral and polar
Rushwr
  • Rushwr
the fatty acid tail is hydrophobic.
Blind_Love149
  • Blind_Love149
no it isent I'm not sure what it is but I'm retaking the test now sooo... :(
Blind_Love149
  • Blind_Love149
I'm sorry but I dont know what that means, lol... and it is not b or d or c, I think it's a, because if it's neutral... then it has to be nonpolar if it is not d
Rushwr
  • Rushwr
Try A Cuz I figured out my mistake Even though I was reading I thought they asked for the head.
Blind_Love149
  • Blind_Love149
ya, ok thank you :)
Rushwr
  • Rushwr
That is the fatty acid tail so it is neutral, nonpolar and hydrophobic.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Phospholipids consist of a glycerol molecule, two fatty acids, and a phosphate group that is modified by an alcohol. The phosphate group is the negatively-charged polar head, which is hydrophilic. The fatty acid chains are the uncharged, nonpolar tails, which are hydrophobic. Since the tails are hydrophobic, they face the inside, away from the water and meet in the inner region of the membrane. from my notes

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