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molecules in which they occur.
6. Explain how ATP functions as the primary energy transfer molecule in living cells.
Application example: you should be able to identify isomers and functional groups in molecules.
1. List the four major classes of macromolecules.
2. Distinguish between monomers and polymers.
3. Draw diagrams to illustrate condensation and hydrolysis reactions.
4. Distinguish between monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polysaccharides.
5. Describe the formation of a glycosidic linkage.
6. Distinguish between the glycosidic linkages found in starch and cellulose. Explain why the
difference is biologically important.
7. Describe the building-block molecules, structure, and biological importance of fats,
phospholipids, and steroids.
8. Identify an ester linkage and describe how it is formed.
9. Distinguish between saturated and unsaturated fats.
Name the principal energy storage molecules of plants and animals.
Distinguish between a protein and a polypeptide.
Explain how a peptide bond forms between two amino acids.
List and describe the four major components of an amino acid. Explain how amino acids
may be grouped according to...
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This note was uploaded on 07/22/2011 for the course BIOL 1301 taught by Professor Rasmus during the Fall '08 term at University of Houston - Downtown.
- Fall '08