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. Referring to Fig. 21.25, what is a common characteristic among the structures of steroids?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

Interpret common characteristic among structures of steroids.

Concept Introduction:

Steroids come under class of lipid which consists of four rings with each ring made of carbon atoms.

Steroids are the molecule present in body which helps in growth and sexual characteristics development of the body. Carbohydrates, proteins and lipids are the organic compound so that steroids come under lipid.

Explanation

Steroids are the organic molecules consisting of four rings of carbon atoms. All steroids consist of three rings of carbon with 6 carbons each and one carbon ring with 5 carbons in it.

Steroids present in body as a hormone and helps in growth of...

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