The Molecules of life and DNA 2 post

The Molecules of life and DNA 2 post - bond and releasing a...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/21/10 David Matthes Feb 3, 2010
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2/21/10 Today’s Schedule Nucleic acid structure (25 minutes) Turn in hard copies of analysis of source materials Break Guest: Amy Hribar, UMN Librarian (11:15-11:45) Activity: Race to the source: information search
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2/21/10 The Major Biomolecules
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2/21/10 Amin o Acids
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2/21/10 Bonds A. Ester B. Peptide C. Phosphodiester D. Glycosidic E. Ionic
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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/21/10 Nucleic acids • information storage (RNA came first) • nucleotide subunits (energy molecules, coenzymes) • phosphodiester bond formed by breaking a phosphoanhydride
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Unformatted text preview: bond and releasing a pyrophosphate; nucleotide brings energy in form of high energy bond sugar-phosphate backbone allows bases to interact only via hydrogen bonds and van der Waal interactions. Sugar, with all its hydroxyl groups, acts as a hub for phosphates and nitrogenous base. Sugar is reactive and it is everywhere! complementary strands and DNA replication; purines & pyrimidines Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/21/10 Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/21/10...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2010 for the course BIOL 2002 taught by Professor Matthes during the Spring '10 term at University of Minnesota Duluth.

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