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unit test 11/24/13 cerny bio
Describe each of the following bonds
Covalent - sharing of electrons
Ionic - transfer of electrons
Hydrogen - attraction between molecules
The valence shell wants to have ___ electrons
Organic molecules must contain
Carbon & hydrogen
Ratio of hydrogen to oxygen in organic molecules are
two to one
The 4 major organic molecules are..
Proteins are made up of amino acids. What are:
dipeptide - 2 amino acids joined
polypeptide - more than 2 amino acids joined
fats, fatty acids, waxes
Nucleotides are the building blocks of..
Define dehydration synthesis and hydrolysis
dehydration synthesis - forming a bond while losing a water molecule
hydrolysis - breaking bonds with the addition of water
proteins, and named after the substrate they work on. theyre function is determined by their shape and size
Factors that influence enzymes are..
temperature, enzymes and subrate concentration, and pH