TAMU BICH 410 - Final Exam Study Guide (17 pages)

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Final Exam Study Guide

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Review of all major concepts in BICH410


Pages:
17
Type:
Study Guide
School:
Texas A&M University
Course:
Bich 410 - Comprehen Biochem I
Edition:
2

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F BICH 410 Final Exam Study Guide Unit 1 What is biochemistry o The study of life on the molecular level List the noncovalent forces in order from strongest to weakest o Noncovalent forces are 10 100 times weaker than covalent o Ionic van der waals dipole dipole London dispersion Who discovered the polarity or unequal sharing of water electrons o Linus Pauling What is another name for ionic interactions o Salt bridges When is the equations for Keq o Keq H A HA What are the possible relationships of molecules to water o Hydrophobic nonpolar and aggregate together ie hydrocarbons hydrophilic polar and amphipathic both polar nonpolar and cause micelles bilayers to form What is the relationship between Ka ionization constant and pKa o logka pka What is the relationship between pKa and the strength of the acid o Smaller pka stronger acid larger ka stronger acid What is Henderson Hasselbachs equation o pH pKa log deprotonated protonated What is the relationship between protonation pH and pka o pH pKa more dissociated or protonated o pH pKa less dissociated or deprotonated What is a titration curve o When you add strong base to a weak acid and measure the average pH What is the inflection point o When acid base and ph pka What is a buffer o Buffers resist changes in pH The greater the concentration of weak acid with its conjugate base the better the resistance of the buffer to change It is a good buffer when the pka the desired ph What are good biological buffers o H2PO42 HPO42 is the principal buffer intracellularly ph 7 These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute o CO2 g H20 H aq HCO3 aq major buffer intercellularly ie in blood What can induce changes in blood chemistry o Respiratory alkalosis hyperventilation leads to a decrease in CO2 so body pushes rxn to left causing decrease in H so pH increases o Respiratory acidosis hypoventilation causes and increase in



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