Arianna

Topics: DNA, Biochemistry, Protein Pages: 4 (555 words) Published: December 3, 2013

BIOCHEMISTRY WEBQUEST
Name:

BASIC CHEMISTRY

Link:

http://faculty.clintoncc.suny.edu/faculty/Michael.Gregory/files/Bio%20101/Bio%20101%20Lectures/Biochemistry/biochemi.htm

Draw 2 separate carbon molecules both with four single bonds connected to hydrogen molecules. Next take away two hydrogens from each and connect the carbons together with a double bond

What is the difference between being ionized and being polar?

Compare macromolecules to Monomers; complete the chart below

Example of a Macromolecule
Corresponding Monomer
polysaccharide

glycerol, fatty acid
protein

nucleic acid

BIOCHEMISTRY WEBQUEST
Name:

CARBOHYDRATES

Link:
http://www2.nl.edu/jste/carbohyd.htm#dehydration%20synthesis

List the three main groups of carbohydrates and give an example of each

Play the animation of dehydration synthesis. What two monosaccarides did you start with? What disaccharide was produced? What molecule was synthesized as a bi-product?

Four types of polysaccarides are mentioned on this page, name them. Which are found in animals?

LIPIDS

Links:

http://www2.nl.edu/jste/lipids.htm

Neutral Fats:

Play the animation of fatty acids being attached to the glycerol backbone by BIOCHEMISTRY WEBQUEST
Name:

dehydration synthesis. What is the name of the functional group on the ends of fatty acids that lose their “–OH” in order to bond to the glycerol? When making one triglyceride, how many molecules of water are formed? (2 points)

Phospholipids and the Cell Membrane:

Links:

http://telstar.ote.cmu.edu/biology/downloads/membranes/.html

Name the four parts to a phospholipid molecule

Play the animation of phospholipids being immersed in water. Why do the tails float in the water pointing up? What happens when a second layer of phospholipids are added?

Which of the following are also...
Continue Reading

Please join StudyMode to read the full document

Become a StudyMode Member

Sign Up - It's Free