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C-2+Organic+Chemistry - 1 Chapter 2: Organic Chemistry...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 Chapter 2: Organic Chemistry BioChemical Building Blocks 2 Carbon-based Molecules (Organic Molecules- Biomolecules) Biomolecules are composed mainly of C and H Carbon chains can be very long O, S, P, and N are also present These compose functional groups (active attachments to the molecule) Functional groups allow molecules to interact/react Biomolecules are combined to form polymers very long repeating molecules. 3 4 Molecules from Carbon 5 6 Carbohydrates C, H, and O Primary fuel for organisms Cell structure 8 Carbohydrates : Simple Sugars (Saccharides) Structure: Carbon,hydrogen,oxygen( 1:2:1 ratio ) Monosaccharide (glucose, fructose) (reducing sugars) (Monomers) Disaccharides : Sucrose Polysaccharides : Cellulose, Glycogen 9 Carbohydrates (sugars, starches) Function Simple sugars: Energy (glucose) Complex sugars polysaccharides Plants structure cellulose (wood) Animals energy storage glycogen (starch) Cells cell membrane receptors cell recognition. Glucose...
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C-2+Organic+Chemistry - 1 Chapter 2: Organic Chemistry...

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