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Ch 5

Biological Sciences
Course Code
BIOL 1201

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3/4 of macromolecules are polymers
o Small building blocks that are joined together
Joined by dehydration or hydrolysis
Sugars need to know if...
o Hydrophobic(OH) or hydrophilic(H)?
o Polar?
o Glycosidic bond
Forms cellulose, starch, glycogen, chitin
Lipids - not polymers (fats and oils, steriods)
o Hydrophobic
o Glycerl - ester bond
Saturated - have double bonds, liquid at room temp
o Trans fats
Phospholipids - membrane (water)
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