CARBOHYDRATES, LIPIDS AND PROTEINS

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What is a complex carbohydrate?
A long chain of simple sugar units bonded/linked together.
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What happens to a protein molecule if it is heated?
It changes shape and is denatured.
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What results would you expect if you tested some egg white with a) iodine, b) Benedict's solution, c) Biuret solution?
a) Iodine solution stays brown/orange. b) Benedict's solution would remain clear blue. c) Biuret solution would turn lilac.
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Name the area of a protein where other molecules can fit.
The active site.
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What is meant by the term 'denatured'?
Changing the shape of the active site so the enzyme can no longer speed up a reaction.
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What is meant by 'digestion'?
Breakdown of large insoluble molecules to smaller soluble molecules.
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Which enzyme is used to convert glucose into fructose?
Isomerase.
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What happens to a protein molecule if it is heated?

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It changes shape and is denatured.

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What results would you expect if you tested some egg white with a) iodine, b) Benedict's solution, c) Biuret solution?

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Name the area of a protein where other molecules can fit.

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What is meant by the term 'denatured'?

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