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Homework #1 part 1 BCHS 3304 (due 02-01-10) Review of Basic Calculations, Life and, Thermodynamics Note: This homework will be collected and count towards your final grade. Reading assignment: A. Chapter 1: Fundamentals of Biochemistry (FOB) 3 rd edition sections 1, 2 and 3 pp 2 -19 B. Preface to Student Companion to FOB C. Chapter 1 of Student Companion Essential concepts 1-4 Show all your work and incorporate units throughout your calculations . 1. Calculate or find the molecular weights of the buffers found on Table 2-4 of FOB p 33. (hint- keep a running table for yourself to assist you in future problems.) Hint: For those you that have not looked up molecular weights in reference books, company source catalogues, or on the web here is your chance to learn. Many companies have on line catalogues with the data. (Hint Sigma-Aldrich) Please reference the source
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Unformatted text preview: for your data. 2. You have been hired as a lab assistant in a major pharmaceutical company and your team leader has asked you to prepare several solutions. Calculate how much of the solid reagent you would add to make the following solutions: A. 250 ml of 0.5 M Tris. B. 0.3 L of a 5 M solution of NaCl. C. 200 ml of a 1M MgCl 2 from a bottle of Magnesium chloride hexahydrate. D. 20 ml of a 100 mg/ml solution of Ampicillin. E. 5 ml of a 2 micromolar solution of lysozyme. Find Molecular weight as mentioned above. F. Convert using scientific notation to liters: 5 nanoliters, 25 microliters, 30 milliliters, 10 deciliters, 5 kiloliters. 3. Write a one line definition for the first 38 key terms (prebiotic era to mutation) on page 19-20. 4. Chapter 1 Problems: FOB (p 20) 1 2, 3, 4....
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2010 for the course BCHS 3304 taught by Professor Nordyke during the Fall '09 term at UH Clear Lake.

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