Bio 1410 Lecture

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  1. What are organic compounds?
    • Carbon-based molecules
    • An organic compound has unique properties that depened upon the size and shape of the molecule and groups of atoms (funtional groups) attached to it.
  2. Why are people lactose intolerant?
    Because they lack the lactase enzyme
  3. Diverse molecules found in cells are composed of carbon bonded to:
    • Other carbons
    • Atoms of other elements
  4. Hydrocarbons:
    Carbon with attached hydrogens can bond together in cahins of various lengths
  5. Isomers:
    Compounds with the same formula but different structural arrangements.
  6. Hydrophilic:
    Water-loving
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Bio 1410 Lecture
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The molecules of cells
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