Biology: Biomolecules

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What is a single monomer called?
A monosaccharide
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What is a pair of monosacchraides called?
A disaccharide
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Monosaccharides are combined to form...
Polysacchraides
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What is the chemical formula for Glucose?
C6H12O6
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What is the test for reducing sugars?
Benedicts + heat
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What is a positive result for Benedicts test?
Red precipitate
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What does semi quantitative mean?
it is an estimate for the approximate amount in a sample
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What does Glucose linked to Glucose form?
Maltose
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What does Glucose linked to Glucose form?
Sucrose
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What does Glucose linked to Galactose form?
Lactose
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When monosaccharides join, the reaction is?
Condensation reaction
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When disacchardies bonds break, the reaction is?
Hydrolisis reaction
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The bond formed between 2 monosaccharides?
Glycosidic bond
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What is the test for a non-reducing sugar?
Benedicts test
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What is the test for starch?
Iodine test
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What is a positive result for the starch test?
Blue/black coloration
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What four different components make up an amino acid?
amino group, carboxyl group, hydrogen group and r group
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What is the formula for the amino group of a protein?
NH2
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What is the formula for the carboxyl group of a protein?
COOH
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How is a peptide bond formed?
Condensation reaction between amino acids
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What is the name for many amino acids in a chain?
Polypeptide chain
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In the secondary structure of a protein, what do they form?
An alpha helix and beta pleated sheets
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What bonds from in the tertiary structure of a protein?
disuphide bonds, hydrogen bonds and ionic bonds
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What is the test for proteins?
Biuret test
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What is a positive result for the biuret test?
lilac precipitate
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