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Microbiology 102—Introductory Microbiology—Review self test This review is intended to make sure that you are ready for this class. If you want, you can turn in your answers at the beginning of class on Wednesday, October 1 on a blue scantron for an amount of extra credit equivalent to one question on a midterm. These questions draw on material from prerequisite classes, so it is assumed that you can answer them easily. If you can’t, review the material RIGHT NOW . Cell membranes are made of phospholipids; an example is pictured below. 1. Which portion of this molecule is an ester bond (a, b, c, d, or e)? 2. Which portion of this molecule is hydrophobic (a, b, c, d, or e)? 3. Which portion of this molecule is hydrophilic (a, b, c, d, or e)? 4. Which carbon atom is most oxidized (a, b, or e)? 5. Arrange the following organic compounds most reduced to most oxidized: ethane (CH 3 - CH 3 ), acetate (CH 3 -COO-), acetaldehyde (CH 3 -CHO), ethanol (CH 3 -CHOH). a) ethane, acetate, acetaldehyde, ethanol b) acetate, acetaldehyde, ethanol, ethane c) ethane, ethanol, acetaldehyde, acetate d) acetate, ethane, ethanol, acetaldehyde 6. Consider a simple redox reaction, the oxidation of methane: CH 4 + 2 O 2 CO 2 + 2 H 2 O. Which of these is not happening? a) carbon is serving as an electron acceptor
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This note was uploaded on 06/15/2010 for the course MIC MIC 102 taught by Professor Alexappleman during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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