lect3 - Bio1A. Jan. 26, 2009 Lecture 3. Wilt Studying for...

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Bio1A. Jan. 26, 2009 Lecture 3. Wilt Studying for Bio 1A 1. Read the assigned material in the book, especially pay attention to diagrams and tables that were shown as slides in the lecture. 2. Attend the lectures and take notes. 3. Read and study the lecture notes on bSpace carefully. Exams will focus primarily on the lecture and web site summary. Will there be material in lecture and web site not discussed in the book? Yes, but only seldom. Will there be material appearing only in the book, not in lecture or web site, that you will be tested on? Probably not . Chapter readings are specified in the calendar of lectures, but please note that in Prof. Wilt’s lecture notes these general assignments are sometimes specified more closely. Some pages in some chapters will not be designated for study. Also, in lecture and web site some further elaboration on reading assignments are given. For example, for the various monosaccharides, the notes to lecture two specify which of them you are to memorize. And you are asked to memorize some amino acids as examples of the different classes, not all of them. You were also asked to memorize the ring structures of pyrimidines and purines, but not all the side groups. In other words, pay close attention to the lecture and web site , and you’ll know what is expected. V. Lipids A. Lipids are not, strictly speaking, polymers. Most of them are composed of two, or sometimes three, different kinds of organic molecules. 1. Glycerol, with its 3 hydroxyl groups, is esterified to the carboxyl of fatty acids. 2. Fatty acids are long chain hydrocarbons, that may have different number of carbon
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