PS#3 - Sept 13 Questions

PS#3 - Sept 13 Questions - 1. Draw the structures of the...

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1. Draw the structures of the following functional groups in their un-ionized forms: (a) hydroxyl, (b) carboxyl, (c) amino, (d) phosphoryl. 2. How is water able to be a solvent for so many biological molecules? 3. If most proteins are found surrounded by water in the cell, what type of functional groups would you expect to find on the surface of a water soluble protein? 4. If the First Law of Thermodynamics is true, how can biological processes be carried out? 5. What functional groups are present on this molecule? A) ether and aldehyde B) hydroxyl and aldehyde C) hydroxyl and carboxylic acid D) hydroxyl and ester E) hydroxyl and ketone 6. If heat energy is absorbed by the system during a chemical reaction, the reaction is said to be: A) at equilibrium. B) endergonic. C) endothermic. D) exergonic. E) exothermic. 7. The First Law of Thermodynamics states A)diversity is the result of gradual evolution. B) the total entropy of a system and its surroundings always increases for a
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2010 for the course SCIENCE bioc300 taught by Professor Foster during the Spring '10 term at UBC.

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PS#3 - Sept 13 Questions - 1. Draw the structures of the...

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