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Characteristics of carbon that contribute to its ability to form an immense diversity of organic molecules include its
all of the above
Propanol and isopropanol are isomers. This means that they have
the same molecular formula but different chemical structures (properties)
Which of the following statements is (are) true of the polymers found in living organisms?
all types of organisms use approximately the same set of monomer to form their polymers
Monosaccharides can be joined together by a process called dehydration synthesis. Which of the following statements is (are) true of this process?
all of the above are true
Which list below consists only of molecules that are all polymers?
proteins, nucleic acids, polysaccharides
Humans cannot derive nutrients from the cellulose in plant food because
they lack the enzymes needed to break down the cellulose
One way to convert an oil into a substance that is solid at room temperature is to
add hydrogens, decreasing the number of double bonds in the molecules
A diet high in animal products may increase the risk for heart disease. This is apparently due to the fact that
both a and d
Proteins differ from one another because
the sequence of amino acids in the polypeptide chain differs from protein to protein
The ________ structure of a protein consists of a chain of amino acids assembled in a specific order.
Which, if any, of the following choices does not properly pair an organic compound with one of its building blocks (subunits)?
nucleic acid-- glycerol
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