Lab 2 the Chemistry of Life Essays

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Lab 2: The Chemistry of Life Name _____Aniqa Qureshi_

Insert the chemical symbol in the answer blank for each of the following elements.

___O______ 1. oxygen
___C______ 2. carbon
___K______ 3. potassium
___I______ 4. iodine
___H______ 5. hydrogen
___N______ 6. nitrogen
____Ca_____ 7. calcium
____Na_____ 8. sodium
____P_____ 9. phosphorus
____Mg_____ 10. magnesium
____Cl_____ 11. chloride
____Fe_____ 12. iron

In the space below, list the chemicals (above) from the MOST abundant in the human body to the LEAST abundant.
Oxygen, Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Calcium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, Chloride, magnesium, iodine, iron

For the statements below, highlight the correct word or fill in the blank as
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4. ____a_______ The monomer type used to build all these polymers

Using the key choices, identify the indicated segments of the molecule pictured below:

A. phosphate group
B. hydrophobic region
C. fatty acids
D. nitrogen-containing group
E. glycerol
F. hydrophilic region


2. __oxygen________

3. ___hydrogen_______

4. ___carbon_______

5. __phosphate group______

6. ___hydrophollic region________ 7. What molecule is this?

The illustration below shows an enzyme reaction. Using the choices below, identify the molecules in the illustration.

A. enzyme (unchanged) and reaction products
B. enzyme
C. substrate B
D. product C
E. enzyme-substrate complex
F. active sites
G. substrate A
H. enzyme and substrates
I. product D

1.___g__ _______

2. __f_________

3. __c_________

4. ___g________

5. ___b________

6. ___a________

7. ___h________

8. ___d________

9. ___e________

10. What type of organic molecule is an enzyme? Using the key choices, identify the components and steps of the process below.

A. aerobic respiration
B. glucose
C. oxygen available
D. mitochondrion
E. lactic acid
F. pyruvic acid
G. glycolysis
H. anaerobic fermentation

1. ____g_____
2. _____e____
3. ____c_____
4. ___g______
5. ____f_____
6. ___a______
7. ___h______
8. ___d______

9. What is the name of this process?

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