Water: The Medium of Life
Properties of water: High boiling point, high melting point, high heat of vaporization, high surface
tension, high dielectric constant, maximum density as a liquid: All due to ability of water to
Welcome to Chem 351
What is your name?
Where are you from?
What is your major?
What are your future plans?
What is something people are surprised to learn about you?
What is Biochemistry?
the study of chemical processes in
BIOCHEMISTRY LAB CHEM 354L
Pymol and Bioinformatics Tutorial by Dr. Marcello Forconi, 12/2014
In this assignment, you will use bioinformatics tools to analyze the structure and properties of L-lactate
dehydrogenase (LDH), an enzyme that we will use in our
1. Keeping the Sweet Taste of Corn The sweet taste of freshly
high level of sugar in the kernels. Store—bought corn (several d
because about 50% of the free sugar is converted to starch within one day of picking. To preserve the
Thermodynamics of Biological Systems
Isolated systems cannot exchange matter or energy with surroundings
Closed systems exchange energy but not matter
Open systems exchange both energy and matter
Proteins: Their Primary Structure
and Biological Functions
v Peptide or amide bond
Carboxyl group joined to amino group with loss of water -condensation reaction
incorporates amino acid residue
Double bond characteristics
Essay #5: What is the toughest feedback that you ever received? How did you handle it and what
did you learn from it?
During the Spring 2011 semester of my college career, I was forced to miss almost a month of
class due to illness. I first had a severe s
1.Military and Public Health Medicine is a calling that is both rewarding and challenging.Americas
Medical School is looking for the absolute best to serve all military and Public Health Service
beneficiariesservice members, retirees, and family members.
Microbiology Test #1
1.) Draw the lophotrichous vibrio cell
2.) Draw three different sets of cocci each one showing a different arrangement:
3.) Two major contributors to pathogenicity of a microbe:
4.) Stages of an Infecti