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Cliff’s Notes for Organic Chemistry

Organic compound

Elements present/ratio

Monomer unit

Examples of the monomer

Polymer unit

Examples of the polymer

Uses in the body

 

 

Carbohydrates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lipids

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Proteins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nucleic Acids

 

 

 

Adenine, guanine, cytosine & thyamine

 

 

 

Vocabulary

1.      Saccharide:

 

1.      Mono:

 

2.      Di:

 

3.      Poly:

 

4.      Monomer:

 

5.      Polymer:

 

6.      Polypeptide:

 

7.      Lipid:

 

8.      Saturated:

 

9.      Unsaturated:

 

10.  Structural formula (draw an example):

 

 

11.  Chemical (molecular) formula(give an example):