Lecture Notes for BIOL 1005 - General Biology with Lipscomb at Virginia Tech (VT)

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Material Type:Study Guide
Class:BIOL 1005 - General Biology
Subject:Biological Sciences
University:Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University
Term:Fall 2006
  • Double Covalent Bond
  • Properties of Water
  • Polar Covalent
  • Polar Covalent Bond
  • Covalent Bond
  • Electron Shell
  • Free Radicals
  • No Molecules
  • Neutralizing
  • Concentration
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Chapter 2-Atoms, Molecules, and Life Vocabulary Acidic- with an H+ concentration exveeding that of OH-; releasing H+ AdhesiveAntioxidant-any molecule that reacts with free radicals, neutralizing trher ability to damage biological molecules. Vitamins C and E are examples of dietary antioxidants. Atom-the smallest particle of an element that retains the properties fot eh element. atomic nucleus-the membrane bound organelle of a Eukaryotic cells that contains the cell’s genetic material. Basic- with an H+ concentration less than that of OH-; combining with H+ Buffer- a compound that minimizes changes in pH by reversibly taking up or releasing H+ ions chemical bond- The force of attraction between neighboring atoms that haolds them together in a molecule. Cohesion- the tendency of the molecules of a substance to stick together Compound-a substance whose molecules are formed by different types of atoms. Can be broken into its constituent elements by chemical means covalent bond-a chemical bond between atoms in w...

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