Chapter 3 Biochemistry

Chapter 3 Biochemistry
Organic Molecules
1. List the features of carbon that result in the diversity of organic molecules.
2. Tell how macromolecules are assembled and disassembled.
3. Name the most common 5 and 6-carbon sugars and give a function for each.
4. Compare the structures of starch, glycogen, and cellulose and give a function for
each sugar.
5. Compare the structures of fats, phospholipids, and steroids.
6. State the primary function of fats and oils in cells.
7. Compare the functions of phospholipids and steroids in cells.
8. Describe the structure and function of waxes.
9. State six functions of proteins in cells.
10. Tell how amino acids are the same and how they can be different from one another.
11. List and discuss four levels of a protein's structure, and tell how protein folding
diseases relate to structure.
Nucleic Acids
12. Compare the structure and function of DNA and RNA in cells.
13. Relate the structure of ATP to its function in cells.