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Problem set 1 Bild1 Bever 1. What is the difference between a covalent bond and a hydrogen bond? Which bond is stronger? Can you speculate why this is the case? 2. Why is it that Nitrogen (N) can be involved in hydrogen bonds but Carbon (C) cannot? 3. We discussed many types of functional groups in class. Which functional groups can ionize? Which functional groups can H-bond? What types of functional groups do you see in fatty acids? How about the amino acid Tyrosine? 4. Look at the six molecules (A-F) below to answer the following: (a) Which of the molecules are hydrophobic? Which are hydrophilic? Which are amphipathic? A) B) CH2OH-CHOH-CHOH-CHOH-CH2OH C) CH3-CH2-CH2-CH2-CH2-CH2-CH2-CH2-CH2-COOH D) CH2OH-CHOH-CHOH-CHOH-CHOH-CHOH-COH E) NH2-CH2-COOH F) CH3-CH2-O-CH2-CH2-CH3 (b) Which molecules can make hydrogen bonds? Specifically: Which of the molecules at the right is a hydrogen acceptor? Which of the molecules is a hydrogen donor? Which can do both?
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