Unformatted text preview: ormed main biomolecules. biomolecules 3. Distinguish between 4 types of chemical interactions and reactions Distinguish types common in living systems. TODAY’s Objectives: Students should be able to….. 1. List 5 special properties of water tthat make it the “perfect” medium for hat List properties medium life. life.
2. List the 4 types of macromolecules iin living systems, and describe how n List types the components of each particular molecular structure determines its biological function. …… biological …… 1 2/1/2010 2.2) Important Biological Important Molecules Molecules
• Organic compounds always contain carbon Organic and hydrogen. and • Inorganic compounds typically lack carbon. Inorganic A. Inorganic Compounds: A. Water Water
• Polar molecule
– Partial charges δ • H-Bonding • Tetrahedral δ δ
Figure 2.4a 2 2/1/2010 Inorganic Compounds: Water...
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2010 for the course BIOL 240 taught by Professor Staples during the Spring '09 term at Canada College.
- Spring '09