Download Carbon Chemistry by Krista West PDF

By Krista West

Show description

Read or Download Carbon Chemistry PDF

Similar science studies books

Engineering science

Engineering technology is a entire textbook appropriate for all vocational and pre-degree classes. Taking a familiar process, the fundamental medical ideas engineering scholars want for his or her reviews are awarded subject by way of subject. in contrast to nearly all of texts to be had in this topic, invoice Bolton is going past the middle technology to incorporate the mechanical, electric and digital ideas wanted within the majority of classes.

Plant Survival: Adapting to a Hostile World

Not like animals that may run from possibility or migrate to a extra hospitable surroundings, vegetation needs to depend on diversifications that allow them to outlive the place they're. The mechanisms that crops hire to outlive are defined and illustrated during this primer.

In the Backyard (Under the Microscope)

As you glance on your yard, you may even see bushes, grass, and different vegetation and animals that reside there. yet do you know that your yard is domestic to billions of microorganisms? within the yard delves into the microscopic existence varieties that inhabit your yard, from the plant cells that convert sun into foodstuff to the protozoa inhabiting the soil and water puddles.

Animals (Let's Look)

This intriguing new sequence makes use of colourful photographs, uncomplicated textual content labels, and enjoyable "I undercover agent" video games to introduce curious preschoolers to the realm.

Extra resources for Carbon Chemistry

Example text

Such fats are called triacyl­glycerols. They include solid animal fats, such as butter and lard, and liquid vegetable oils, such as olive, peanut, and corn oil. Glycerol is the ­three-­carbon compound that reacts with fatty acids to form fats. Fatty acids are long chains of carbon atoms with hydro-­ gen and oxygen atoms attached. The fatty acid chains sometimes include double bonds between the carbon atoms. Fats that contain no double bonds are called saturated fats, because they cannot add any hydrogen atoms.

As you will see, many of the important molecules necessary for life are also polymers. Such molecules include DNA, glycogen, and proteins. Alkynes Hydrocarbons that contain one or more ­ carbon-­to-­carbon triple bonds are called alkynes. ” Ethyne, commonly known as acetylene, is the simplest alkyne. It consists of two carbon atoms with a triple bond between them, with each carbon also bonded to one hydrogen atom. The chemical formula for ethyne is C2H2. Alkynes are less common in nature than alkenes, but some are made naturally by some plants and bacteria.

The amino acids in proteins are linked together by bonds between the amino group of one amino acid and the carboxyl group of another. These bonds are called peptide bonds. When a peptide bond forms between two amino acids, one hydrogen and one oxygen atom are lost from the carboxyl group of one amino acid and one hydrogen atom is lost from the amino group of the other amino acid. These discarded atoms become a molecule of water (H2O), leaving what is called a dipeptide, below. H O H O | || | || H2N — C — C — N — C — C — OH (+ H2O) | | | R H R´ This structure is called a dipeptide because it shows a peptide bond linking two amino acids.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.58 of 5 – based on 47 votes
 

Author: admin