Bonds
join the fold
How sweet it is (or not)
I don't want to get wet!
Who the hell knows?

100

The general process that links monomers together into a polymer
What is dehydration synthesis?

100

"right-handed" spiral structure in protein
What is an alpha helix?

100

A highly branched polymer of glucose used for storage of sugar in animals.
What is glycogen?

100

A lipid not based on fatty acids and the basis of many hormones.
What is cholesterol?

100

A carbon-carbon bond that could have more hydrogens added
What is unsaturated?

200

When two amino acids are joined, the resulting bond is known as this
What is a peptide bond (or "amide")?

200

when two or more polypeptides come together to form a protein.
What is quaternary structure?

200

A polymer of glucose used to provide structure strength in plants.
What is Cellulose?

200

A long chain hydrocarbon with an acid at the end
What is a fatty acid?

200

Fats that are solid at room temperature tend to have these
What are saturated fatty acids? (could accept trans double bonds)

300

A "glycosidic bond" results when two of these are joined.
What are sugars?

300

The sequence of amino acid residues that comprise a polypeptide.
What is primary structure?

300

The non-branched polymer plants use to store glucose
What is starch? (amylose). 300 more points: what is the slightly branched form?

300

Three fatty acids attached to glycerol, or "triacylglyceride."
What is a fat?

300

"amine-"alpha" carbon-carbonyl carbon-amine-alpha carbon-carbonyl carbon-amine-alpha carbon-carbonyl carbon.....
What is the peptide backbone?

400

The link between a fatty acid and glycerol
What is an ester? (fatty ester)

400

Sometimes described as "pleated," these are made of strands of polypeptide that link together in parallel or anti-parallel formation by hydrogen bonds
What are beta sheets.

400

Of the two enzymes: alpha glucosidase and beta glucosidase, the one that can digest cellulose (you might be able to figure it out if you think about it).
What is beta glycosidase.

400

The major component of a lipid bilayer
What is a phospholipid?

400

An atom of carbon that has four unique things connected to it, and therefore can exist in two mirror forms
What is a chiral carbon?

500

non-covalent interaction that hold together many structures.
What are hydrogen bonds? (accept hydrophobic interactions or dispersion forces)

500

Mediated by the "R" side chains, it gives a single polypeptide its 3-D fold.
What is tertiary structure?

500

The difference in mass between the linear form of glucose and the cyclic form.
What is 0?

500

A form of double bond normally not found in fatty acids in nature
What is a trans bond?

500

a helix with a hydrophobic face and a hydrophilic face
What is an amphipathic helix?