The Glycerol molecule in 3-D

The Glycerol molecule - rotatable in 3 dimensions

Glycerol is a trihydric alcohol, having an -OH group attached to each of its 3 carbon atoms.

It is the basis for triglyceride neutral lipids such as fats and oils, and also for phospholipids.

In addition it is effectively a parent to triose carbohydates.

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