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Dehydration Synthesis/ More...

Post by sss » Sat Jan 28, 2006 2:11 am

Hi.
I dont understand dehydration synthesis.

First of all What is it?.

AND


Is it different for each organic Molecule. Like is it different for Carbs,Protien, Lipids , Nucliec Acid.

AND

Any diagrams you know that would help explain this process much more would be greatly appreciated.


Also on Protien Denaturation. Can someone please explain this.

Thank you so much

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Post by Poison » Sat Jan 28, 2006 1:21 pm

Have a look at the figures.
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Dehydration synthesis is a general term used for synthesis that results with some molecules of water. (water comes out)
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Protein denaturation happens in alkali, acidic envionments and with heat. The tertiary structure of the protein unfolds and the protein temporarily or permenantly loses its functions.
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Post by sss » Sun Jan 29, 2006 4:36 am

Thank you so much. It all makes sense to me now. Once again thank yous o much the diagrams s were really helpful

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Post by Poison » Sun Jan 29, 2006 6:35 pm

You're welcome.
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