QUiz 22 and 23

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  1. What do extracellular enzymes (exoenzymes) act on?
    Substances outside the cell
  2. What are the typical exoenzymes?
    they are hydrolytic enzymes.
  3. What do hydrolytic enzymes do?
    split polymers into monomers by inserting water
  4. What do hydrolytic enzymes break down?
    break down high molecular weight substances that are too large to pass through the cell membrane into low molecular weight materials that can be transported into the cell
  5. Polysaccharides?
    Triglycerides
    Proteins
    • Monosaccharides
    • Glycerol+ Fatty Acids
    • Amino Acids
  6. What are intracellular enzymes?
    Function where?
    Synthesis of?
    Production of?
    • Function inside the cell
    • Synthesis of molecules needed by cell
    • Production of energy from nutrients that have been taken into the cell
  7. What is starch?
    a polysaccharide made of glucose molecules linked by alpha 1,4 glycosidic bonds
  8. Starch is too what? to pass through the bacterial cell membrane
    too large
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QUiz 22 and 23
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2011-03-16 21:13:25
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