Macromolecules activity Carbs Lipids Discussion Set 18 20

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Chapter 5: Carbohydrates and Lipids 1. What types of reactions form polymers and monomers? Reactions that form polymers – condensation or dehydration reactions Reactions that form monomers - hydrolysis 2. How many molecules of water are needed to completely hydrolyze a polymer that is 10 monomers long? 9 molecules of water 2. What are the two chemical components of a fat molecule? How do they come together? Are fats hydrophilic or hydrophobic? Fat molecules are made of glycerol and fatty acids. The three fatty acid molecules each join to glycerol by an ester linkage to form fats. Fats are Hydrophobic. Fatty acids have a long chain hydrocarbon part which is hydrophobic and a carboxylic acid group which is hydrophilic. Fatty acids are amphipathic. 3. What are the different types of unsaturated fatty acids? Poly unsaturated fatty acids and mono unsaturated fatty acids. Cis and trans unsaturated fatty acids. 4.
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