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Unformatted text preview: • # and Arrangement gives unique properties • Our bio important ones: o Hydrophilic o Increase solubility of organic compounds in water Hydroxyl •-OH (-O-H) • Polar, hydrophilic increases solubility • Alcohols Carbonyl •-C=O • Aldehyde- end of carbon chain • Ketone- middle of carbon chain Carboxyl • COOH • Carboxylic acids • Ionized & non-ionized forms Amino •-NH 2 • Amines- act as bases • Ionized & non-ionized forms Phosphate •-OPO 3 2-• Connects to the C backbone via one of its O atoms • Ionized • 2 negative charges: 2 H + dissociated from O atoms • Transfer energy between organic molecules Sulfhydryl •-SH • Properties more or less similar to hydroxyl • Help Stabilize Structure of Proteins • Polar covalent...
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2011 for the course BIOLOGY 1305 taught by Professor Adair during the Spring '09 term at Baylor.
- Spring '09