AP Biology: Online Homework Chapter 3

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  1. Which polymers are composed of amino acids?
    Proteins.
  2. What are the three components attatched to the central carbon atom in an amino acid?
    • A carboxyl functional group
    • An amino functional group
    • A side chain ("R group")
  3. Which part of an amino acid is always acidic?
    Carboxyl functional group.
  4. What are the names of the monomers which make up RNA?
    Nucleotides.
  5. True or False?
    Enzymes in the digestive tract catalyze hydrolysis reactions.
    True.
  6. What is the opposite of dehydration synthesis?
    Hydrolysis.
  7. Polymers are always made of...
    monomers.
  8. The organic molecule called DNA is an example of...
    A polymer made of nucleotides.
  9. Glycogen is...
    A polysaccharide found in animals.
  10. Glucose + Glucose ---> ____ by ____.
    maltose + water... dehydration synthesis.
  11. What is considered to be the most abundant organic compound on Earth?
    Cellulose.
  12. A simple sugar is composed of equal parts carbon and water, which gave rise to the general name of any sugar as a...
    carbohydrate.
  13. Steroids, wax, phospholipids, cholesterol are all examples of...
    lipids.
  14. What is the difference between saturated fats and unsaturated fats?
    Saturated fats are straight through their fatty acid molecular skeleton, while unsaturates fats are curvy.
  15. Olive Oil and any vegetable oil are rich in...
    unsaturated fats.

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