Essays Tagged: "organic molecules"

Time's Oldest Debate.

ning more carbon and nitrogen gases than oxygen. The former atmosphere is where much of present day organic molecules such as proteins, lipids, and enzymes were created in abundance. By chance or simp ...

(5 pages) 107 0 4.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

This is an essay comparing the light and dark reactions of photosynthesis and C3 and C4 plants.

ht. The reactions take place in the thylakoid membrane where chlorophyll and other kinds of smaller organic molecules are present. There are two types of photosystems, photo system I and photo system ...

(1 pages) 44 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

This describes the Nitrogen Cycle.

restrial ecosystems (Figure 1). Nitrogen is used by living organisms to produce a number of complex organic molecules like amino acids, proteins, and nucleic acids. The largest store of nitrogen is fo ... arger than the total nitrogen contained in living organisms. Other major stores of nitrogen include organic matter in soil and the oceans. Despite its abundance in the atmosphere, nitrogen is often th ...

(3 pages) 52 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Catalase essay

What is Catalase?Enzymes are very large and complex organic molecules that are synthesized by the cell to perform very specific functions. These biologi ...

(4 pages) 70 2 3.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Proteins and their uses in the cell

s are large complex molecules which are major building blocks of all living organisms. Proteins are organic molecules. Enzymes are a type of protein which acts as a catalyst within reactions.Proteins ...

(2 pages) 21 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

DNA Replication

Digestion Problem Set 1.Heterotrophs "“ an organism that requires pre-formed organic molecules for food Autotrophs "“ an organism that lives exclusively on inorganic materi ... scending, Transverse, and Descending Colon "“ responsible for absorbing water, vitamins, and inorganic ions.Sigmoid Colon and Rectum "“ acts as a storage area for fecal material until elimin ...

(5 pages) 25 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Informative Paper On Blood

telets which are referred to as the formed elements. The upper layer consists of plasma which has inorganic and organic molecules that can be dissolved and or suspended in water. The blood is grouped ...

(8 pages) 42 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

DNA and Proteins.

order of codons in the gene specifies the order of amino acids in the protein. Amino Acids are the organic molecules that are building blocks of proteins. There are at 20 different kinds of amino aci ...

(5 pages) 51 3 4.8 Jun/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

A Report on Teflon: What is Polytetrafluoroethylene

ferent kinds of polymers, both synthetically prepared and naturally grown. These polymers, or large organic molecules created from smaller molecules (monomers), include cotton, Kevlar, Technora, Kynar ... March 2007. .8. "Welcome To Teflon For Industrial Use." DuPont. 4 March 4, 2007. .9.Winter, Arthur. Organic Chemistry 1 for Dummies. (Wiley Publishing Inc, 2006). p. 332~333.

(6 pages) 13 0 3.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Has the Human Age of Oil Dependency Past?

e and slowly, chemical reactions begin to take place. These reactions begin to break down the heavy organic molecules into lighter molecules such as Hydrocarbons (3). The oil then moves upwards throug ... make up oil were present in the primordial Earth, these atoms must have had to go through an ‘organic phase to be combined into the varied complex molecules recognized as crude oil’ (6). Or ...

(7 pages) 25 0 1.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Infrared spectroscopy

d spectroscopyInfrared spectroscopy is widely used to identify functional groups present in unknown organic substances. This is because particular bonds in organic molecules undergo vibrational excita ... ding (alkyl) at 1370 cm-1.References:Laurence M. Harwood, Christopher J. Moody (1989). Experimental organic chemistry: Principles and Practice (Illustrated ed.). Wiley-Blackwell. p. 292S. Mukamel (200 ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry