Biomolecules - Carbon 10/3/2007 9:03:00 AM Learning...

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 Carbon 03/10/2007 10:03:00 Learning objectives recognize the relationship between atoms, molecules, cells, and organisms,  with a focus on carbon recognize the principal biological molecules and their roles Carbon is the duct tape of life 5-minute chemistry lesson Elements o Carbon o Hydrogen o Oxygen o They join together to form biomolecules Bacterial cell o 70% water o 30% other molecules biomolecules of life o sugars o fatty acids o amino acids o nucleotides
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All living tings share the ability to create complex molecules out of carbon,  hydrogen, and oxygen. Atoms to molecules: created energy stored energy released energy Principal biological molecules carbohydrates (made from carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen sugars (glucose, sucrose, starch) Monosaccharide: One. Quick energy. Disaccharides: A combination of two sugars hooked together. Polysaccharide: Many sugars hooked together. Stored energy. Cellulose: Glycogen: liver Functions: Energy source Energy storage Structural material (support cells and molecules)
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Principal Biomolecules 11/11/2007 04:01:00 PM Lipids
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Subtypes: triglycerides (fatty acids), glycerol, phospholipids Examples: fats, waxes, cholesterol Functions: long-term energy storage (more efficient than carbohydrates), 
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