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Handout2%20macromolecules - 10. An amino acid consist of...

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TA: Paul Shao [email protected] Sec A08, Wedn 6-7pm HSS1305 OH: Mon 11-12pm PCE Handout #2: Macromolecules 1. What is a polymer? What is a monomer? 2. The synthesis of polymer is by a chemical process called _____________. A polymer is broken down by the process of ____________. 3. What are the four classes of life’s organic molcule? Which of them are macromolecules? 4. Simple sugar can be in the forms of either ______ or ______ . 5. Draw the synthesis of sucrose (glucose + fructose). What is the linkage between glucose and fructose called? What is this reaction called? 6. What is the difference between starch and glycogen? 7. What is a fat composed of? Draw the structure and its synthesis. 8. what is the difference between a saturated fat and an unsaturated fat? Which one do you think is healthier for you and why? 9. What is a phospholipid composed of? Because it has a hyrdophilic head and hydrophobic tail, we call it an ___________ molecule.
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Unformatted text preview: 10. An amino acid consist of the following general structure. 11. A polymer of amino acid is called ___________________. 12. Amino acid are linked together by __________________. 13. Describe the 4 structures of protein. 1 TA: Paul Shao [email protected] Sec A08, Wedn 6-7pm HSS1305 OH: Mon 11-12pm PCE 14. What does a nucelotide composed of? How about a nuceloside? 15. What is the difference between DNA and RNA? 16. Adenine and thymine are bounded together by ______ hyrdogen bonds. And cytosine and guanine are bounded together by ______ bonds. 17. What is a purine? And pyrimidine? Polymer Monomer Bond Polysac. Monosacchardies Glycosidic Protein Amino acide Peptid bond / amide bond Nucleic acid Nucleotide Phosphodiester bond NOTE: Fat/lipid is not considered a polymer or macrmolecule! But do know the bond in a fat molecule: one glycerol linked to 3 fatty acid by ester bond. 2...
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This note was uploaded on 01/14/2012 for the course BILD 1 taught by Professor Boulanger during the Winter '08 term at UCSD.

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