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Lab 1: Macromolecules Lab Manual Chapter 1
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Macromolecules Carbohydrates Proteins Lipids Nucleic acids 4 classes of macromolecules: Today: Learn to test for presence of carbohydrates, proteins and lipids in various samples.
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1. Carbohydrates C, H and O MONO SACCHARIDES (single sugars) glucose, fructose, galactose, ribose DI SACCHARIDES (double sugars) sucrose (glucose+ fructose) maltose (glucose+ glucose) lactose (glucose+ galactose) POLY SACCHARIDES (many sugars) cellulose (structural) starch (energy storage in plants) glycogen (energy storage in animals) glucose maltose
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Test for Monosaccharides and Disaccharides Benedict’s test: detects most simple sugars Add Benedict’s solution to sample and place in boiling water for up to 5 minutes Perform a Benedict’s test on glucose and on water - + +++ ++
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Test for Starch Starch – a plant polysaccharide Used for storing glucose A polymer of glucose with α(1→4) glycosidic bond (linear amylose) and the occasional α(1→6) glycosidic bond (branched amylopectin)
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