Unformatted text preview: 2 H 5 OH) can be burned and is sometimes used in labs for alcohol lamps. Which molecule would produce more energy per mol when completely combusted? Explain. 7. Would you expect the enzyme that catalyzes the formation of an α 1,6-glycosidic bond to be the same one that forms the α 1,4-glycosidic bond? Why or why not? 8. Cellulose fibers (bunches of cellulose molecules) are not water soluble. This is good because cotton threads are made of cellulose and it would not be very convenient to have your clothing or house dissolve in the rain. β-glucose is soluble in water, so how might you explain the insolubility of cellulose? 9. Would phospholipids need to form a bilayer if they were carefully poured onto the surface of water rather than being mixed up into the water? Why or why not?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2009 for the course BIO 50465 taught by Professor Wandelt during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas.
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