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Unformatted text preview: wood---mucopolysaccharides---slime and mucous-- and as energy sources in certain bacteria (fermentative bacteria). Also chitin. Monomers = Single units examples, glucose and fructose= hexoses Another monomer = ribose, deoxyribose = monomers but pentoses Structure of Bacteria: Chemicals have properties. Biochemicals have both properties and ways of interacting with other chemicals eg. Fats vs. Carbohydrates. Fats form monolayers in water. Cell parts and Cells are the basic unit of life. They have attributes: Reproduction, metabolism, storage, transport, movement. We will look at a Prokaryotic cell from the outside in with an eye toward relating cell part properties to the biochemicals which compose them....
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- Fall '09
- DNA, Carbohydrate, Basic Chemical Reactions, important biological molecules