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Unformatted text preview: Ends in ate o Amino group (-NH2) Organic compound w/ amino groups called amines Amines= acts as a base EX) ammonia o Sulfhydryl group (-SH) Sulfur atom bonded to a hydrogen atom and to the backbone Organic molecules w/ sulfhydroxyl groups are thiols o Phosphate group (-OPO3^2-) Phosphorus bound to four oxygen atoms Connects to the carbon backbone via one of its oxygen atoms Soluble in water Play role in regulation (phosphorylate) o Methyl group Hydrophobic Not very reactive Methylation can affect function; used to regulate processes...
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2011 for the course BIO 161 taught by Professor Urbance during the Spring '11 term at Michigan State University.
- Spring '11