Functions of cholesterol, Biology

Cholesterol is a steroid.  It is very significant constituentof cell membranes in mammals, it modulates their fluidity. Cholesterol is also the precursor of steroid hormones   such as testosterone, progesterone and cortisol and the bile salts.

 

Posted Date: 4/12/2013 2:49:57 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Functions of cholesterol, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Functions of cholesterol, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Functions of cholesterol Discussions

Write discussion on Functions of cholesterol
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
How can I construct a fat molecule whose fatty acid tails are 4 carbon atoms long

Spiral Cleavage - Metazoa In Spiral Cleavage, however, the third and fourth cleavage planes are oblique to the polar axis and the resulting blastomeres do not lie on top of on

Q. What are the major substances transferred from the mother to the fetus through the placenta? And from the fetus to the mother? From the mother to the fetus the major transfe

Are sex-linked diseases associated only to genes of the X chromosome? There are so many X-linked diseases such like, hemophilia B, hemophilia A and adrenoleukodystrophy, but re

What is reflexive memory? Reflexive memory relies on the cerebellum and amygdala. Compare among aerobic respiration and anaerobic respiration. Aerobic respiration happens in th

Define Plan showing various steps of non-enzymatic browning? The plan showing the various steps of non-enzymatic browning is presented in figure Figure:


Define Hydration Properties of Proteins? General conformation of individual proteins in solution is largely dependent on the interaction with water. The progressive hydration o

Q. Show types of hiatus hernia? Depending on the extent of herniation and placement of stomach, it could be of two types: 1, Para Oesophageal Hernia (oesophagus is in normal

#what is naturalistic theory?