Flashcards in Unit Three - Chemistry of life Deck (11)
The atomic number is equal to the number of what in an atom?
In an electrically neutral atom the # of protons is equal to the # of.....
Atoms react with one another to form WHAT in their outer shell
Ionic bonds are typically found in what kind of compounds?
In a covalent reaction...
Atoms share electrons
Three characteristics beneficial to life from hydrogen bonding in water
1. Causes water molecules to cling together
2. Water absorbs a great deal of heat before it evaporates and gives off this heat as it cools
3. Can distribute substances and heat throughout the body
Acids are molecules that release...
Speed up chemical reactions
Macromolecules vs. monomers
Nucleic Acid Nucleotide
Lipid Glycerol & fatty acid
Protein Amino acid
pH 3 is a base. T/F