LECTURE-4_Carbohydrates and Lipids

LECTURE-4_Carbohydrates and Lipids - Biopolymers:...

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Biopolymers: Carbohydrates and Lipids  Lecture #4 Campbell:  Chapter 5, pages 68 - 91 A. Biopolymers B. Carbohydrates C.  Lipids D. Amino Acids and Proteins E.  DNA and RNA
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Course Information Nisson Schechter Office Hours:  M,W,F  3:00 - 5:00 Health Sciences Center: Clinical Research  Tower Floor T-10, Room 050/049 Telephone #  444-1368 [email protected]
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Lecture #4 - Objectives Define “polymer” and discuss condensation and  hydrolysis reactions with respect to polymer synthesis  and breakdown. Define “carbohydrate” and discuss their biological  functions.  Differentiate an aldose from a ketose. Recognize  α -glucose and  β -glucose and know how  these isomers are formed.
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Lecture #4 - Objectives Differentiate starch from cellulose. Know what glycogen is and describe its main function. Define “lipid” and know how the are classified and list  examples of different types of lipids. Compare and contrast neutral lipids and  phospholipids. 
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Lecture #4 - Objectives Discuss the formation micelles and biological  membranes with respect to phospholipids. Define and give an example of an amphipathic  molecule. Recognize the structure of cholesterol and remember  it is a precursor of steroid hormones.
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Macromolecules are Polymers Polymer - A high molecular weight compound  consisting of long chains that may be open, closed,  linear, branched, or cross linked.   The chains are composed of repeating units, called  monomers, which may be identical or different. Polymerization - the repetitive reactions whereby the 
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