Chapter 03 Carbon Compounds In Cells

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Carbon Compounds In Cells
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Carbon All living things contain carbon All things that contain carbon are considered organic compounds (manure) Inorganic compounds don’t contain carbon (fertilizers)
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Plays Well With Others Carbon has four bonding sites This makes carbon versatile This makes carbon stable Carbon is considered the backbone of living things
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Main Organic Molecules Lip I ds- long chains also called fats Carb O hydrates- carbons formed with oxygen (carbon and hydro) to make a ring Protei N s- Carbon and nitrogen, looks like an airplane with luggage (R group) Nucleic Acids- DNA, RNA, ATP
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Monomers and Polymers Mono = one, mer = part Polymer = many parts LIDIDS: Fatty acids are monomers that form the polymer called Lipids CARBOHYDRATES: Saccharides (sugars) are monomers that form the polymer called polysaccrides called Carbohydrates PROTEIN: Amino Acids are monomers that form the polymer called polypeptides called proteins
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2011 for the course MCB 2010 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Broward College.

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