Lecture Notes 9-12-08 - Polysaccharides Abondisformed...

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Polysaccharides A bond is formed  between –OH groups  on two sugars in a  condensation reaction  that leads to a  molecule of water  being expelled as the  bond is formed. The reverse process,  hydrolysis, consumes  a water molecule Panel 2-4
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Branching Because each  monosaccharide has  free hydroxyl groups,  sugar polymers can  form branches Panel 2-4
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Fatty Acids Are the main component of lipids Are components of cell membranes in the  form of phospholipids, which contain 2  fatty acid chains attached to glycerol,  phosphate, and a polar group Serve as an energy reserve in cells
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Nucleotides Panel 2-6
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DNA and RNA A nucleotide is a molecule made up of a  nitrogen containing ring compound  linked to a five carbon sugar. The sugar can be ribose or deoxyribose. Nucleotides are linked together by 
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2010 for the course BE 2400 taught by Professor Goldman during the Fall '08 term at Michigan Technological University.

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Lecture Notes 9-12-08 - Polysaccharides Abondisformed...

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