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Unformatted text preview: categories of biological molecules. 1. List the 4 general categories of biological molecules and their primary functions in living organisms. 2. For each category name the monomers and the polymers described in the text and the type of bonds that are found in each polymer. 3. Explain why cellulose is indigestible to most animals. 4. Describe how the structure of fats and lipids imparts different physical characteristics to these molecules. 5. Explain the special properties of phospholipids. 6. Describe how the structure of steroids is different from other lipids. 7. Describe the 4 levels of structure in proteins. 8. List the subunits of a nucleotide. 4. Know the significance of hydrogenated oils and trans fats. 1. Explain the process of hydrogenation. 2. Recognize the health significance of trans fats....
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2009 for the course BIOL 1005 at Virginia Tech.