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Flashcards in Functional Groups Deck (5):
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animo

-N with 2 H attached to it, single bond
-hydrophilic, polar, weak base
-amino acids

2

methyl

-C w/ 3 H attached to it, single bonds
-hydrophobic, nonpolar
-fatty acids, oils, waxes

3

carboxyl

-C with double bond to O, single bond to OH
-hydrophilic, polar, weak acid
-acetic acid, amino acid, fatty acid, sugars

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phosphate

-P w/ 2 single bonded O-, one double bond w/ O
-ATP, DNA, phospholipids
-hydrophilic, polar, acid

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hydroxyl

-OH
-polar, hydrophilic
-alcohols, glycerols, sugars