Functional Groups - Characteristics Flashcards Preview

Biology > Functional Groups - Characteristics > Flashcards

Flashcards in Functional Groups - Characteristics Deck (7):
1

Hydroxyl

> creates polar compound
> makes molecules hydrophilic
>forms H bonds with water

2

Carbonyl

>polar and hydrophilic
KETONE - Oxygen is in the middle
ALDEHYDE - Oxygen is at the end

3

Carboxyl

>polar and acidic

4

Amino

> polar and basic
> found in protiens

5

Sulfhydryl

> polar
> used for perms

6

Phosphate

> polar and acidic
> found in...

7

Methyl

> non-polar and hydrophobic
> found in DNA