ProblemSetB - Problem Set B 1. Name the reaction that: a....

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Problem Set B 1. Name the reaction that: a. covalently links two monomers into a polymer through the removal of water: _________________________________________ b. disassembles polymers through the addition of water: ___________________ 2. Complete this table about polymers. Monomer Polymer Linkage General Structure of Monomer Sugars Proteins Nucleic Acids 3. Carbohydrates a. Both plants and animals need to store sugar for later use. The main storage polysaccharide in plants is ___________, whereas the main storage polysaccharide in animals is _____________. Both of these have the ____ ( α or β ?)- glucose conformation. b. What are 2 examples of structural polysaccharides? 1. 2. c. Why can humans digest starch but not cellulose? 4. Lipids a. Lipids all share what common trait? ________________________ b. i. Is Figure 1 an example of a saturated fat or unsaturated fat? _________________ ii. What about Figure 2? ______________________ Figure 1 Figure 2 iii. Would you expect the fat in Figure 1 to be solid or liquid at room temperature? __________________
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c. Draw the general structure of a phospholipid. Indicate which end is hydrophilic and which end is hydrophobic. d.
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