Biological Molecules - Water.

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Water is:

80% of all cells contents.

An reactant in important biological reactions e.g. Photosynthesis and Hydrolysis.

A solvent.

A transport molecule.

Used in temperature control, it carries away heat energy when it evaporates.

A polar molecule.

Hydrogen bonds give water:

A high specific heat capacity, (the energy required to raise the temperature of 1 gramme…


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