Chapter 5 Objectives

Chapter 5 Objectives - Chapter 5 The Structure and Function...

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Chapter 5 The Structure and Functionof Macromolecules Teaching Objectives The Principles of Polymers 1. List the four major classes of macromolecules. 2. Distinguish between monomers and polymers. 3. Draw diagrams to illustrate condensation and hydrolysis reactions. Carbohydrates Serve as Fuel and Building Material 4. Distinguish among monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polysaccharides. 5. Describe the formation of a glycosidic linkage. 6. Distinguish between the glycosidic linkages found in starch and cellulose. Explain why the difference is biologically important. 7. Describe the role of symbiosis in cellulose digestion. Lipids Are a Diverse Group of Hydrophobic Molecules 8. Describe the building-block molecules, structure, and biological importance of fats, phospholipids, and steroids. 9. Identify an ester linkage and describe how it is formed. 10. Distinguish between saturated and unsaturated fats. 11. Name the principal energy storage molecules of plants and
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