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Unformatted text preview: -Cis and Trans Enantiomers- molecules that are mirror images of each other-has 4 different groups attached to center C-Usually one enantiomer is biologically active and other inactive FUNCTIONAL GROUPS-The components of organic molecules that are most commonly involved in chemical reactions Most inportant biological functional groups-hydroxyl-carbonyl-carboxyl-amino-sulfydryl-phosphate **They are all hydrophillic and increase the solubility of organic cmpds in water ATP-adenosine triphosphate-Adenosine and 3 phosphate groups-Loses 1 phosphate and becomes ADP- adenosine diphosphate...
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This note was uploaded on 07/14/2009 for the course BILD BILD1 taught by Professor Bever during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.
- Spring '08
- Organic Molecules