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Ch. 1 - Introduction to Biology
Ch. 2 - Chemistry
Ch. 3 - Water
Ch. 4 - Biomolecules
Ch. 5 - Cell Components
Ch. 6 - The Membrane
Ch. 7 - Energy and Metabolism
Ch. 8 - Respiration
Ch. 9 - Photosynthesis
Ch. 10 - Cell Signaling
Ch. 11 - Cell Division
Ch. 12 - Meiosis
Ch. 13 - Mendelian Genetics
Ch. 14 - DNA Synthesis
Ch. 15 - Gene Expression
Ch. 16 - Regulation of Expression
Ch. 17 - Viruses
Ch. 18 - Biotechnology
Ch. 19 - Genomics
Ch. 20 - Development
Ch. 21 - Evolution by Natural Selection
Ch. 22 - Evolution of Populations
Ch. 23 - Speciation
Ch. 24 - History of Life on Earth
Ch. 25 - Phylogeny
Ch. 26 - Prokaryotes
Ch. 28 - Protists
Ch. 29 - Plants
Ch. 30 - Fungi
Ch. 31 - Overview of Animals
Ch. 32 - Invertebrates
Ch. 33 - Vertebrates
Ch. 34 - Plant Anatomy
Ch. 35 - Vascular Plant Transport
Ch. 36 - Soil
Ch. 37 - Plant Reproduction
Ch. 38 - Plant Sensation and Response
Ch. 39 - Animal Form and Function
Ch. 40 - Digestive System
Ch. 41 - Circulatory System
Ch. 42 - Immune System
Ch. 43 - Osmoregulation and Excretion
Ch. 44 - Endocrine System
Ch. 45 - Animal Reproduction
Ch. 46 - Nervous System
Ch. 47 - Sensory Systems
Ch. 48 - Muscle Systems
Ch. 49 - Ecology
Ch. 50 - Animal Behavior
Ch. 51 - Population Ecology
Ch. 52 - Community Ecology
Ch. 53 - Ecosystems
Ch. 54 - Conservation Biology
Sections
Carbon
Functional Groups
Introduction to Biomolecules
Monomers & Polymers
Carbohydrates
Proteins
Nucleic Acids
Lipids

Practice: Which of the following chemical formulas represents that of a simple carbohydrate?

a) C2H2O2.

b) C6H12O6.

c) C5H4O3.

d) C3H6O9.

Concept #2: 3 Size Classes of Carbohydrates

Concept #3: Formation & Breakdown of Polysaccharides

Practice: Monosaccharides are linked together via a ______________ reaction, forming a _____________bond.

a) Hydrolysis ; Glycosidic.

b) Dehydration synthesis ; Hydrogen.

c) Hydrolysis ; Peptide.

d) Dehydration synthesis ; Glycosidic.

e) Hydrolysis ; Hydrogen.

Practice: Which of the following chemical reactions results in energy release when glycosidic bonds are broken?

a) Condensation reaction.

b) Dehydration synthesis reaction.

c) Hydrolysis reaction.

d) Hydrogen bonding.

Concept #4: Carbohydrate Functions

Practice: Animal cells store energy in the form of _________, and plant cells store energy in the form of ___________.

a) Sucrose ; glucose.

b) Disaccharides ; monosaccharides.

c) Starch ; glycogen.

d) Cellulose ; chitin.

e) Glycogen ; starch.

Practice: Which polysaccharide is an important component in the structure of lobsters and insects?

a) Chitin.

b) Cellulose.

c) Starch.

d) Glycogen.

e) Polypeptides.