biochem-1 - 5. Draw the structure of an omega-3 fatty acid....

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Chemistry 2000 Spring 2006 problems: Biochemistry 1. Write a balanced reaction for the condensation of the sugars erythrose (C 4 H 8 O 4 ) and xylose (C 5 H 10 O 5 ). 2. What is a lipid? 3. Draw the structure of the triglyceride formed by condensation of glycerol with three equivalents of dodecanoic acid, CH 3 ( CH 2 ) 10 COOH. 4. Describe briefly the structure of a biological membrane.
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Unformatted text preview: 5. Draw the structure of an omega-3 fatty acid. 6. Explain briey the classication of protein structure into primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary. 7. Show the chemical process involved in the formation of a disulde bridge. 8. Explain why enzymes typically have an optimal p H operating range using distribution curves....
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