Biochemistry 1 Lecture: Introduction

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What is the general formula for carbohydrates?

Cn(H2O)n

Which functional groups are present in carbohydrates?

C=O and -OH

What is the most common example of a carbohydrate?

Glucose

Which of the following is not a biological function of carbohydrates?

Causing genetic mutations

Carbohydrates are involved in the synthesis of which important molecules?

Coenzymes

Which of the following is NOT a role of carbohydrates in building RNA and DNA structure?

Formation of phosphodiester bonds

Which macromolecule provides 9 kcal of energy per gram?

Lipids

Which compound is a structural component of cell membranes?

Glycoproteins

Which lipid is responsible for shock absorption and thermal insulation?

Triglycerides

Which type of protein acts as a chemical messenger and affects certain cells in the body?

Hormonal protein

Which lipid is a structural component of cell membranes?

Phosphoglycerides

Which compound is a common example of a protein?

Insulin

Which macromolecule is composed of basic units called amino acids?

Proteins

Which macromolecule acts as an energy storage in adipocytes?

Lipids

What is the common example of lipids that may be present in form of solids or liquids?

Fats

Test your knowledge on the introduction to biochemistry, which is the study of chemical processes in living organisms and governs all living processes. Explore the structures, functions, and interactions of biological macromolecules such as proteins, nucleic acids, carbohydrates, and lipids.

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