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V55.0310 NATURAL SCIENCE II: THE MOLECULES OF LIFE FALL 2007 STUDY QUESTIONS – CLASS 2 These questions should be used to guide your studying for the course. Some questions address foundational knowledge and concepts, with important scientific terms highlighted in bold . Other questions ( written in italics ) identify certain skills that you should develop throughout the course. There are no study questions for Class 1, which was an introduction to the course. Reading: Chapter 1 1) Since at least the time of Hippocrates, what natural source has been used as a potion to treat pain and fever? In the 19 th century, what substance was identified as the active ingredient in these potions? 2) How did Felix Hoffman modify salicylic acid to create the substance we now call Aspirin ? 3) What is the objective of chemical synthesis ? 4) In general, what is the biological role of enzymes ? What is the name of the specific enzyme that serves as the target for Aspirin? What is the function of this enzyme in the human body?
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