1 - MARS1020 1/12/09 Biology! - Chemical Building Blocks

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MARS1020 1/12/09 1 Biology!! - Chemical Building Blocks Labs are meeting this week! Problems? Contact Dr. Teare Ketter
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MARS1020 1/12/09 2 Figure 4.01 Æ Organic Æ Inorganic Examples of Inorganic molecules: H 2 O (water) O 2 (oxygen) NaCl (sodium chloride salt) CO 2 (carbon dioxide) NO 3 (nitrate) PO 4 (phosphate)
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MARS1020 1/12/09 3 Carbohydrates Examples of Organic molecules: ( e.g. C 6 H 12 O 6 ) Lipids ( e.g. C 14 H 28 O 2 ) Proteins ( e.g. C 22 H 35 O 8 N 5 ) Nucleic acids ( e.g. [C 10 H 12 O 5 N 5 P] x ) Carbohydrates www.chemistryland.com
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MARS1020 1/12/09 4 Carbohydrates Functions: Energy Storage e.g. Sugar, Starch Structural e g Chitin e.g. Chitin e.g. Cellulose Horseshoe Crab http://hiltonheadscmo.tripod.com/ Chitin
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MARS1020 1/12/09 5 Alexandrium tamarense Algae Cell Diam 30 μ m Cellulose Lipids
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MARS1020 1/12/09 6 Lipids Oils, Fats, Waxes Functions: Energy Storage Cell Membranes Buoyancy Insulation Water Repellency Steroids e.g. Blubber Castro & Huber
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1 - MARS1020 1/12/09 Biology! - Chemical Building Blocks

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