Humboldt State University ® Department of Chemistry

Richard A. Paselk

Chemistry 438 - Spring 2011

BIOCHEMISTRY REVIEW

Week 1

From the Exam 1 Study Guide:

Biomolecules:

What are the main elements used by living organisms?

What are the main families of biomolecules and what are their characteristic functional groups and/or functions? Note the small molecules (inorganic molecules and molecular ions, monomers and metabolites) vs. large molecules (polymers):


 

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