Lecture_082708 - Makes relatively strong bonds Structure...

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Biochemistry: The Chemistry of Life Diverse organisms, common chemical features: Nucleotides, amino acids Genetic code Chemical pathways
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Biochemistry: The Chemistry of Life
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As You Read Develop Your Biochemical Intuition I) Size II) Chemistry III) Structure IV) Energy
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Size ~20 μ m ~1.54 Å ~1 μ m ~500 nm ~5 nm (0.1 nm = 1 Å)
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Chemistry Most biomolecules only contain: H, C, N, O, P, & S
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Chemistry
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Chemistry Looking at a new molecule: Identify functional groups & connectivities
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Chemistry Why Carbon? - Abundant - Can form bonds with 4 other atoms
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Unformatted text preview: - Makes relatively strong bonds Structure Structure Structure Structure Structure Structure Energy ATP + H 2 O → ADP + P i (inside the cell) ~52 kJ/mol ~240 kJ/mol C-C bond λ = ~500 nm ~350 kJ/mol ↓ 6CO 2 + 6H 2 O + 6O 2 ~2,800 kJ/mol Energy ATP provides the energy for many reactions in the cell CH 339K CH 339L Long Term Course Goals Bring Calculators on Friday • In-class pH problems • Make sure calculator acceptable for exams...
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2009 for the course CH 369K taught by Professor Techniquesofresearch during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas.

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