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Organic Chem, Ch. 18

Organic Chem, Vocabulary Words, Chapter 18, Mandy

Organic Chem, Chapter 18Organic Chem, Chapter 18
Protein A large biological molecule made of many amino acids linked together through amide (peptide) bonds.
Amino acid A molecule that contains both an amino group and a carboxylic acid functional group.
Alpha- (a-) amino acid An amino acid in which the amino group is bonded to the carbon atom next to the -COOH group.
Peptide bond An amide bond that links two amino acids together.
Side chain (amino acid) The group bonded to the carbon next to the carboxyl group in an amino acid; different in different amino acids.
Noncovalent forces Forces of attraction other than covalent bonds that can act between molecules or within molecules.
Hydrophobic Water-fearing; a hydrophobic substance does not dissolve in water.
Hydrophilic Water-loving; a hydrophilic substance dissolves in water.
Zwitterion A neutral dipolar ion that has one + charge and one - charge.
Isoelectric point (pl) The pH at which a sample of an amino acid has equal numbers of + and - charges.
Created by: MandyR