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Unformatted text preview: -) donor- a base accepts a proton from a solution- the pH scale is a measure of the hydrogen ion concentration [H + ] of a solution (Fig 2.7) What’s in a bacterial cell? Organic Macromolecules- Read pages 37-47 and fill in (at least) your assigned column of the chart below Carbohydrates Lipids Proteins Nucleic Acids Elemental composition (What elements do these contain?) Names of the structural units: polymer, monomer/subunit, etc. Name of key bond in the polymer Are these polar or nonpolar molecules? What is the relative solubility in water? General function(s) in the microbial cell Name some of these macromolecules that are found in microbes Think: What happens when you heat this macromolecule? Think: What would you buy at the grocery store that’s this molecule?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2012 for the course MICROBIOLO BI127 taught by Professor Leunk during the Spring '09 term at Grand Rapids Community College.
- Spring '09