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1.0 Unit 1 Overview: Chemistry of Life

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Danna Esther Gelfand

danna esther gelfand

May 29, 2020


These topics will definitely be on the exam.

  • Nucleic acids are the building blocks of life, therefore you must know its function and composition. You will also need to understand the process of DNA Replication in a later chapter so this is your setup for success.

  • Structure and function of Lipids and the fact that phospholipids construct the bilayer of the cell membrane.

  • Hydrogen Bonding, polarity, and water properties. Water is a recurring theme in cells and molecules

  • Structures and functions of proteins

  • The importance of some mono, di, and polysaccharides

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