Bio113 Study Guide CHAPS 5-8

Bio113 Study Guide CHAPS 5-8 - INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY 113...

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INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY 113 – Study Guide for Chapters 5-8 (Lectures 2-4) Be familiar with the following concepts and definitions: Chapter 5 The Structure and Function of Macromolecules You should be able to: Identify (from structural diagrams) the major biological polymers (carbohydrates, DNA, RNA, lipids, proteins) and the monomer types that comprises each (monosaccharides, deoxynucleotides, ribonucleotides, fatty acids, amino acids)* Name the specific covalent bonds that link the monomers in each biological polymer (glycosidic bond, ester bond, peptide bond, and phosphodiester bond) Describe the similarities and differences of starch and cellulose Describe the biological functions/significance of the various types of macromolecules Distinguish and define a saturated versus an unsaturated fatty acid Distinguish between primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary levels of structure of proteins List the three general types of amino acid side chains Recognize the general structural characteristics of nucleotides Distinguish between the nucleotides that make up DNA and RNA Describe the three-dimensional structure of DNA *NOTE: You DON’T need to memorize the structures of the various compounds and monomers that make up the major biological polymers such as specific monosaccharides, nucleotides, amino acids, etc!! However you should be familiar
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course BIO 113 taught by Professor Swenson during the Spring '08 term at Ohio State.

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Bio113 Study Guide CHAPS 5-8 - INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY 113...

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