Chapter 3 Study Guide

Chapter 3 Study Guide - Human Genetics Chapter 3 :...

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Human Genetics Chapter 3 : Biological Molecules Lecture 3 1. List 4 reasons why carbon is so important in Biological Molecules . What is a single bond? What is a double bond? How can carbon skeletons be arranged? 2. List the 7 functional groups of molecules and discuss the properties of each (know structure) and give examples where you might find each functional group. 3. How are chemical reactions written? where does the reactant go? Where does the product go? 4. What is a dehydration synthesis reaction? 5. What is a hydrolysis reaction? 6. List the four classes of molecules and describe the characteristics of each class. 7. What elements make up a carbohydrate? What is the molar ratio of elements in the carbohydrate? 8. Define: monosaccharide, disaccharide , and polysaccharide Give examples of each carbohydrate. In what situation do carbon structures form rings? How do you number the carbons in the ring? What are the 2 forms of glucose? Compare ribose and deoxyribose. 9. What is a
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2008 for the course BIOLOGY 111 taught by Professor Dr.moon during the Spring '08 term at Harding.

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