Chemistry 1004 Professor Zysmilich Lecture Notes 3.7.12 (4 Pages)

712 wwwstudytherightwaycom 3 greasy slippery soft

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: ch o glucose in the alpha form o energy storage o humans digest starch • Cellulose o glucose in the beta form o structural function (rigidity of plant cell walls) o humans can’t digest cellulose • Lactose and lactose intolerance o Beta- linkage between glucose and galactose o Can’t be enzymatically broken (lack of lactase) o Broken down by intestinal bacteria generating gases and lactic acid (diarrhea) • Types of starch o Amylase o Amylopectin (in plants) o Glycogen (in animals) Fats and Oils Chemistry 1004 Professor Zysmilich Lecture Notes 3.7.12 WWW.STUDYTHERIGHTWAY.COM 3 • Greasy, slippery, soft and low- melting (if solid), water insoluble • Ig: Triglycerides...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 12/13/2012 for the course CHEM 1004 taught by Professor Martinzysmilich during the Spring '11 term at GWU.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online