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Are polar molecules more acidic or basic?

Are polar molecules more acidic or basic?

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School: Colorado State University
Department: Biology
Course: Attributes of Living Systems
Professor: Erik arthun
Term: Winter 2016
Tags: Life 102 and Biology
Cost: 50
Name: Life 102 Exam 1 Study Guide
Description: This is just basic concepts or terms that are important for the test.
Uploaded: 02/08/2016
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Exam 1 Study Guide


Are polar molecules more acidic or basic?



1. Level uniformity/diversity of life

2. Atomic properties

a. Valence Shells (Filling Valence Shells)

b. Elements of life

c. Difference between atoms

d. Bonds and Polarity

e. Sharing of Electrons

f. Reversible Reactions

g. Chemical Equilibrium

3. Polarity/Acidity vs. Basic

a. Polar Molecules (What makes a molecule polar)

b. Properties of Water

i. Cohesion, surface tension, high specific heat, heat of  vaporization, density of water, ice cubes

c. Hydro


What is responsible for water's high heat of vaporization?



i. -Phobic

ii. -Philic

d. Concentration

e. Solvent vs. Solute

f. pH

g. Buffers

h. Base vs. Acidity

4. Organic Molecules

a. Carbon as a building block

b. Variations in carbon skeletons/molecules

c. Recognition of side groups & function Don't forget about the age old question of What is the meaning of rapid depolarization?

d. 3 types of isomers

5. Molecules/Structures

a. Dehydration Synthesis

b. Ring Structures

c. Linked Sugar Molecules


Why is carbon a good building block for organic molecules?



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d. Functions of Polysaccharides

e. Characteristics of Lipids

i. triglyceride

ii. phospholipid

iii. saturated vs. unsaturated fats

f. Amino Acids

g. Peptide Bonds

h. What determines the shape of a protein

i. Primary, secondary, tertiary, quaternary

i. Stabilization of a protein

j. Denaturation

k. Protein Functions

l. Nucleotides in DNA & RNA

m. Difference between DNA & RNA

n. Base Pairings

o. 2 Types of DNA Strands

6. Cells/Organelles

a. Prokaryotic vs. Eukaryotic

b. Compartmentalization in Eukaryotic Cells (advantages) c. Nuclear Envelope/ Pore Complexes

d. Ribosomes

e. Rough/Smooth ER

f. Golgi Apparatus

g. Movement within the cell

h. Lysosomes and Vacuoles Don't forget about the age old question of What is z-chart?
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Don't forget about the age old question of What are the two reasons why rome was so successful?

i. Endomembrane System

j. Which organelles are excluded from the endomembrane system? 2

k. Mitochondria & Chloroplasts l. Endosybiont Theory If you want to learn more check out What does collectivist mean?

m. Cytoskeletal Fibers

n. Extracellular Matrix/Cell Wall o. Contact Points

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