Flashcards in Bio 141 Review (1/28/14) Deck (12):
What part gives an atom it's identity?
Number of protons
Atomic number, attracts electrons
What does it mean for a gas to be inert
Stable, nonreactive, doesn't care to get more electrons
Don't react with anything
What structural properties makes gases inert?
Electron shells are full
What kind of ion would a calcium atom form and why
Achieve electron configuration like Argon
It would give away 2 electrons
What does it mean to be polar
How do polar molecules behave when mixed with water?
What it is if meant by adhesion?
Water sticks to other things
What term describes a reaction that combines 2 monomers into a larger molecule while producing water
What happens during hydrolysis
Uses water to break something apart
Molecules are made up of what subunits
How are atoms joined together in organic molecules