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1.  a. Name the monomers of which each of the following macromolecules are composed: polysaccharides polypeptides nucleic acids b. Name the type of linkage that connects each of the three types of monomers in part a. 2.  a. Put these polysaccharides in order, from least branched to most branched. amylopectin glycogen amylose b. What is the general function of these polysaccharides? c. Which of these polysaccharides is/are found in animals? in plants? 3.  Give the exact name of the linkage between monomers found in starch molecules and of  the linkage between monomers found in cellulose molecules ( i.e.   α  or  β  and the numbers of  the carbon atoms involved). 4.   What is the significance to mammals if monosaccharides are connected by   α   or by   β linkages? 5.  Why are some fatty acids called “essential fatty acids?” 6.  What determines whether triglycerides are solid or liquid in form?
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course BIO 301 taught by Professor M during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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