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Lecture 2

Week 2 Biology - Cell Biology and Tissue Structure

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Simon Fraser University
Biological Sciences
BISC 101
Derek Bingham

25/09/2012 Week 2 BiochemistryI • Carbohydrates and lipids TissueStructure B iochemistry I • Cell specialization • Epithelium • Muscle Tissuessue • Nervous Tissue TissuestructureLab Monosaccharide –e.g.,glucose Carbohydrates General formula: C(H 2) e.g. glucosC H O 6 126 Three groups of carbohydrates: Monosaccharide Disaccharide Polysaccharide 1 25/09/2012 Disaccharide - e.g.sucrose Polysaccharide –e.g.glycogen Lipids Triglyceride General composition: CHO (very little O) • Glycerol backbone e.g. StearicC 18 36 2 • 3 fatty acid chains (for a triglyceride) Three Types of Lipids: Triglyceride Phospholipid Steroids 2 25/09/2012 Phospholipid Steroids • One polar head with a phosphate group • Hormones (mainly • Hydrophilic – loves sex) water • Orientedtowardthe • Vitamin D – vital for water-containingparts bone growth of the cell • Cholesterol – • ECF • ICF(cytoplasm) precursor of bile • Two non-polar tails salts, vitamin D, • Hydrophobic – hates steroid hormones water • Orientedaway from the water Saturated, Unsaturated and Saturated Fats Polyunsaturated Fats • All available bones of filled – “saturated” w/ H • No double bonds in the fatty acid chain • Mainly in food products • Beef, pork, butter, whole milk, eggs, cheese • Liver uses some breakdown products of saturated fats to
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