G 14 know the types of linkages present in the

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Unformatted text preview: is affected by derivatization 11- 2: • Know how to classify the glycosidic link connecting saccharide polymers o By the type of link (α or β) o By the C atom numbers (e.g. 1→4) • Know the types of linkages present in the following molecules o Starch §༊ Amylose and amylopetin §༊ How are they similar and how are they different? o Glycogen o Cellulose o Know the structural differences that arise from the linkages in these molecules • Know how to recognize a homopolymer versus a heteropolymer of saccharides • Know the general significance of biofilms 11- 3: • Know the 2 main types of glycoproteins o N- linked (via Asn) o O- linked (via Ser or Thr) • Know the similarities and differences between N- glycosylation and O- glycosylation o Where in the cell the carbohydrate groups are added o The general manner in which the groups are added o You do NOT have to know the details of N- glycosylation • Know the main purpose and utility of glycosylation • Know the general principles with regard to proteoglycans o Glycans with some protein o May be modified by chemical groups o May be membrane- bound o Where the sugar chains are typically located o What is their general purpose (act like shock- absorbers) o Know that bacterial peptidoglycan is an example EOC Questions: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 15, 19, 21, 23, 31, 35, 39, 41, 43, 53 1...
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