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Chapter 4 Carbon and the Molecular Diversity of Life
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CARBON Living organisms are “carbon based” units Organic chemistry is the study of carbon compounds Carbohydrates Proteins Lipids Nucleic acids The elements common to most organic
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MILLER AND ABIOTIC SYNTHESIS OF ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
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Carbon Carbon has atomic number 6 There are 2 electrons in its innermost shell. There are 4 electrons in its valence shell. To be stable, it wants to share 4 electrons to have a “complete” valence shell.
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Unformatted text preview: Valences Hydrocarbons hydrophobic can undergo reactions that release a large amount of energy ISOMERS contain the same number and kinds of each atom but differ in arrangement Functional Groups Hydroxyl Functional Groups Carbonyl Functional Groups Carboxyl Functional Groups Amino Functional Groups Sulfhydryl Functional Groups Phosphate Functional Groups Methyl ATP Adenosine triphosphate High energy bonds Energy currency of the cell...
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