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Unformatted text preview: BIOL V01 Algiers Chapter 3 Notes (Biological Molecules) • Carbon and Biological Molecules – Organic molecule – inorganic molecule • Carbon Bonds Carbon is very ________ and can from up to _______________________________. • Functional group (table 3-1; pg 38) Attached to carbon backbone; groups of atoms that determine the characteristics and chemical reactivity of the molecule • Synthesis/breakdown of organic molecules (subunit at a time) – Monomers _________________ organic molecules Ex: – Polymers _________________ organic molecules; _____________________of _____________________ Ex: 1 BIOL V01 Algiers – Dehydration Synthesis ___________________________________________ From one subunit From 2 nd subunit (pg 38) – Hydrolysis ____________________________________________________ (pg 38) • Four organic molecules (pg 39, table 3-2) 1. C ARBOHYDRATES Ratio - __________________________ or water soluble (___________bond) a. Monosaccharide b. Disaccharides c. Polysaccharides 2. L IPIDS 2 BIOL V01...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course BIOL V01 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Ventura College.
- Fall '08