Unformatted text preview: • Dehydration reactions take a water from the molecule and add another molecule to form a bigger product. It releases a water, dehydrating the molecule. AKA condensation reactions. • Hydrolysis is the opposite. . adding a water molecule to break down the polymer. Frees up a monomer for a different reaction possibly. • “Lys” means to break down. Hydro (water) lys (breakdown) • Template driven synthesis of polymers- the mold causes everything to work. DNA is a polymer of deoxynucleotides (like dATP dTTP dCTP dGTP) RNA is a polymer of ribosenucleotides (ATP TTP CTP GTP)...
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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