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311C F08 Worksheet_3 - NAME Discussion Worksheet#3...

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NAME____________________________________ BIO 311C F08 Discussion Worksheet #3 Macromolecules – 1 1. Name of the chemical reaction that breaks a polymer down to its individual monomers. 2. Name of the chemical reaction used to build polymers by joining individual monomers together. 3. Name the monomers used to build each of the following macromolecules: a. Lipids: _________________________________ b. Carbohydrates: __________________________ c. Proteins: ________________________________ d. Nucleic Acids: ___________________________ 4. Name the type of bond used to covalently link monomers/subunits in each of the following. Between which functional groups does each form? a. Carbohydrates: ___________________________________________________________________________ b. Lipids: __________________________________________________________________________________ 5. List two major functions for each macromolecule listed below a. Carbohydrates: ____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ b. Lipids: __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ 6. Put these glucose polymers in order, from least branched (1) to most branched (3). a. amylopectin _______ b. glycogen _________ c. amylose ________ 7. Using the figure shown at right as a reference:
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