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Biochemistry Review Guide Biochemistry (either BIOL100 or BIOC100A) is a prerequisite for this course. You are responsible for understanding the following biochemistry concepts before class starts. Chapters 2 and 3 of your textbook covers many of these concepts for your review. Different types of chemical bonds and their relative strengths Covalent bonds Ionic bonds Hydrogen bonds van der Waals forces Properties of Water Biological Molecules and their polymers Sugars and Polysaccharides simple monosaccharides (CH 2 O) n glucose, fructose, ribose glycogen, starch Fatty acids and lipids Basic fatty acid structure CH 3 (CH 2 ) n COOH Basic structure of a triglyceride = glycerol + 3 fatty acid chains Basic structure of phospholipid Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids Bases - A, C, G, T, U Base + (ribose or deoxyribose) = nucleoside Nucleoside + phosphates = nucleotide purines vs. pyrimidines - be able to draw basic ring structure for each ribo- vs. deoxyribonucleic acid (be able to draw the sugar/phosphate backbone for
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2011 for the course BIOL 110 taught by Professor Rexach during the Fall '10 term at UCSC.

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