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Chapter 3 Power PointRaven - The Chemical Building Blocks...

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1 The Chemical Building Blocks of Life Chapter 3
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2 Outline Biological Molecules Macromolecules Proteins Structure and Denaturation Nucleic Acids DNA and RNA Lipids Fats and Phospholipids Carbohydrates Transport and Storage
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3 Biological Molecules The framework of biological molecules consists of carbon bonded to other carbon molecules, or other types of atoms. Hydrocarbons consist of carbon and hydrogen. Covalent bonds store considerable energy.
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4 Biological Molecules Functional groups specific groups of atoms attached to carbon backbones retain definite chemical properties Macromolecules. proteins nucleic acids lipids carbohydrates
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5 Macromolecules Macromolecules are often polymers. long molecule built by linking together small, similar subunits Dehydration synthesis removes OH and H during synthesis of a new molecule. Hydrolysis breaks a covalent bond by adding OH and H.
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6 Proteins Protein functions: enzyme catalysis defense transport support motion regulation storage
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7 Amino Acids contain an amino group (-NH 2 ), a carboxyl group (-COOH) and a hydrogen atom, all bonded to a central carbon atom
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