Flashcards in Biomolecules Test 1 Deck (10):
Why are water molecules cohesive?
The form hydrogen bonds to create surface tension.
Which biological molecule contains genetic information?
How does DNA carry genetic information?
Sequence of bases.
What two classes of organic compounds typically provide energy for living systems?
Fats and amino acids.
Summarize the relationship between hydration reactions and hydrolysis.
Dehydration reactions assemble polymers and hydrolysis breaks them down.
Positive Biuret Test
Protein = Purple
Starch = Orange
Reduced Sugars = Blue, reddish yellow or orange
Positive Sudan Red
Lipids = Red Spots