Organic Chemistry

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Methane  -->

Ethane -->

Propane -->

Butane -->

Natural Gas -->

pH of distilled water -->

Composition of exhaled and inhaled air -->

Is carbon dioxide soluble in water? -->

What is necessary for photosynthesis to occur? -->

What are the products of photosynthesis? -->

What is the chemical formula for potassium chlorate? -->

What is the chemical equation for photosynthesis? -->

What is the function of phloem in plant leaves? -->

What is the function of xylem? -->

What is amylose? -->

What is amylase? -->

What is amylopectin? -->

What is glycogen? -->

What is the chemical structure of lactose? -->

What is the chemical structure of sucrose? -->

What color should result when a drop of Lugol's iodine solution is placed on a slice of bread? -->

What animals can digest cellulose? -->

Where is most of the glycogen stored in the body? -->

What is polyethylene? -->

What is rubber? -->

What is elasticity? -->

What is a monomer? -->

What is a macromolecule? -->

How is alcohol absorbed into the bloodstream? -->

What organ is responsible for disposing of alcohol? -->

What are the factors affecting a person's BAC? -->

At what BAC do most people show measurable mental impairment? -->

What is the legal BAC for driving in California? -->

Is alcohol a stimulant or a depressant? -->

What is a phospholipid? -->

Are cell membranes permeable to water? -->

What is diffusion? -->

What is the boiling point of water? -->

What is the boiling point of ethanol? --> 

What is an enzyme? -->

What is a hormone? -->





Mostly composed of methane


Exhaled and inhaled air chart



Glucose and oxygen


6CO2 + 6H2O --> C6H12O6 + 6O2

To carry sugars

To carry fresh water

A type of starch found in barley

An enzyme in saliva, which breaks up starch into glucose

Another type of starch found in barley

Starch in the body, used for storage of energy



A dark blue

Herbivores, termites

In the liver and muscles

Lightweight thermoplastic; used especially in packaging and insulation

Elastomer originally derived from milky colloidal suspension found in plants

The tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed.

A simple compound whose molecules can join together to form polymers.

Any very large complex molecule; found only in plants and animals

20% through the stomach and 80% through the small intestine

The liver

Height,weight, gender etc.



A depressant

A lipid composed of a glycerol molecule, two fatty acids, and one phosphate molecule

Yes. This is carried out by osmosis (transfer of water in and out of the cell)

The process in which there is movement of a substance from an area of high concentration to an area of lower concentration of that sub

100 degrees Celcius

78.3 degrees Celcius

Any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions

The secretion of endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect