F212- BIOLOGICAL MOLECULES bonds

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what are the bonds present in biological molecules and what are they between?

Like I know proteins are peptide bonds..

Posted Sat 19th May, 2012 @ 15:21 by Roisin Wherry

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Peptide bonds - between the carbon in the carboxyl group of one amino acid and nitrogen in the amine group in another

1-4 glycosidic bond- between carbon 1 and carbon 4 in glucose molecules, joined via an oxygen, forms straight chains of glucose molecules in amylase (alpha glucose) and cellulose (beta glucose)

1-6 glycosidic bonds - between carbon 1 and carbon 6 in glucose molecules, forms the branches in branched carbohydrates such as amylopectin and glycogen

Ester bonds - form between a glycerol and a fatty acid in glycerides

Phosphodiester bond - forms between the phosphate group and the pentose sugar (deoxyribose in DNA and ribose in RNA) to produce the sugar-photsphate backbone

Answered Sat 19th May, 2012 @ 15:31 by Ross Edwards