Chemical Composition Quiz Flashcards


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Functions of Carbohydrates

energy source

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What is the monomer of Carbohydrate?

Monosaccharide

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What is glucose a monomer of?

Carbohydrate

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What is the polymer of Carbohydrate?

Polysaccharide

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Glycogen is found in?

Animals

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Starch and cellulose are found in?

Plants

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Benedict's Test

Tests for starch
blue (not present)
orange/red (present)

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Lugol's Iodine

Tests for cellulose
amber (not present)
black (present)

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What are functions of proteins?

structural role
enzymes
transport
hormones

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What is monomer of proteins?

amino acids

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What is polymer of proteins

polypeptide

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Biuret's Test

Tests for proteins
blue (not present)
violet (present)

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What are functions of lipids

long term energy storage
membrane
insulation

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What is the monomer of lipids

glycerol + fatty acids

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What is the polymer of lipids

Triglyceride

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Sudan IV

tests lipids
all clear (not present)
clear bottom hot pink top (present)

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What are functions of nucleic acids?

genetic material
involved in protein synthesis
orchestrates cellular functions

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What is the monomer of nucleic acids

nucleotide

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What is the polymer of nucleic acids

polynucleotide

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Unsaturated fats

fatty acids containing one or more double bonds

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Saturated fats

fatty acids containing no double bonds

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What are emulsifiers

emulsi