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Biochemistry-Part 1

Wolohon - Biochemistry Module 2 Part 1 Test Review

biochemistry the study of life as it relates to chemistry
microbiology the study of extremely small life
atom smallest division of an element
What is the most abundant chemical found in the body? Oxygen
What is the cells primary source of energy? Glucose
What is the biproduct of cellular respiration? Carbon Dioxide and Water
Negatively charged particle Electron
Positively charged particle Protron
Particle with no charge Neutron
Solution with a higher concentration of particles than the solution that is compared with Hypertonic solution
Substance that takes on the shape of the container but does not expand it Liquid
The level of a solution above which no more substance can be dissolved Saturation Point
Substances that consists of one more components dissolved in a liquid Solution
What are nucleic acids made of? Nucleotides
Electrolyte Substance that forms ions when it dissolved
Glucose Primary energy source for cells
Mixture Consists of two or more combined substances that do not interact chemically
Store energy as body fat Triglycerides
Fluid inside a cell Intracellular Fluid
Fluid in between cells Interstitial Fluid
A base is a substances that releases what kind of ion when dissovled? Hydroxide
An acid is a substance that releases what kind of ion when dissolved? Hydrogen
What are the four organic compounds found in the body? Carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids
DNA Double strand of nucleotides that defines the genetic code
Found in the human body in minor quantities Nitrogen
Molecule Structure consisting of two or more atoms
A reaction that causes molcules to bond Synthesis Reaction
Created by: twolohon