Bio 491 - Chapter 1

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  1. What is the first law of Thermodynamics ?
    Energy is conserved ; it is neither lost nor destroyed
  2. In thermodynamics what is considered the system ?
    as the part of the universe that is of interest, such as a reaction vessel or an organism;
  3. In thermodynamics what is considered the surroundings ?
    the rest of the Universe
  4. What does the symbol "U" represent ?
    Energy
  5. What is the second law of thermodynamics?
    • -Entropy tends to increase
    • -spontaneous processes are characterized by the conversion of order to disorder
  6. What are the most abundant elements in the Human Body ?
    CHON - Ca

    or CHONP
  7. What happens in a condensation reaction vs hydrolysis ?
    • -condensation we lose water to make a molecule
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    • -hydrolysis we add water to cut a molecule
    • Alcohol
    • Thiol
    • Ether
  8. Amines
    • Thioester
    • Amides
    • Phosphate ester
    • Diphosphate ester
    • Phosphate diester
  9. Imine (Schiff Base)
    • Aldehyde
    • Ketone
    • carboxylic acid
    • carboxylate
  10. Are lipids long polymers ?
    No

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