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Unformatted text preview: Summary Guide for CHM 417 Exam 1 Below is a summary list of topics covered in CHM 417 that are applicable for Exam I. You are responsible for all material covered in lecture. For some topics this will mean reiterating the material as presented or knowing certain terminology. For other material this will mean that a concept is applied or that several concepts are needed to correctly determine a particular answer. Summary Topics Non-Covalent Interactions : Hydrogen Bonding, Electrostatic Bonding, Hydrophobic Effect - What these are, what molecules participate in these interactions, why they form etc Buffers : How a buffer works, parts of a buffering system, common physiological buffers and how they work, disruption of the bicarbonate buffering system Amino Acids : Know the structures, 3 letter codes and 1 letter codes of all 20 amino acids. Know the properties of these amino acids (polar, charged etc). Know which groups on acids....
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