BIL 150_09-16-08

BIL 150_09-16-08 - BIL150Sep16th

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BIL 150 – Sep 16 th   Start:  http://fig.cox.miami.edu/~cmallery/150/chemistry/chem.htm#six Molecules:  o Types of chemical bonds     Chemical architecture of cells o 70% mass of the cell is water (H 2 O), although there are extremes Roles of water in living cellular system o Soluble phase of the cell EM and cytoskeleton doesn’t give evidence for the location of water 13:00  - 18:00 relisten o Water is a solvent for all cellular chemical reaction o Susbstrate of and product of many enzymatic reaction o Water plays a structural role Properties of water o Very few molecules can exist in three forms like water does o Structure of water allows water to have high surface tension o Has extremely high specific heat – very good water insulator o Has high heat of vaporization, and high heat of fusion o Water as a solid is less dense than liquid
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2010 for the course BIO 150 taught by Professor Mallery during the Spring '10 term at Miami University.

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