Essays Tagged: "Organic compound"


is so good!LIPIDSThe subject I will cover is lipids. I will tell you about the description of it's organic compound. I will tell you where it is found. I will tell you what the uses are in plants and ... bout it's chemical structure and give examples of types of these compounds, such as cholesterol.The organic compound of lipids have many similarities. They are almost always greasy, fatty, oily, or wa ...

(2 pages) 68 0 2.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Independent Study Assignment Chemistry (SCHOA1)

Identify the following organic compounds:1: Hydrocarbons.Hydrocarbons are chemical compounds of hydrogen and carbon; also c ... | H R2 | R1 - C - OH | H R2 | R1 - C - OH | R3primarysecondarytertiaryalcoholb)EthersEthers are an organic compound with two alkyl groups (the same or different) attached to an oxygen atom. Both ethe ... he dehydration (the withdrawal of H-atoms) of primary alcohols leads to aldehydes. Aldehydes are an organic compound characterized by a terminal carbonyl functional group; that is, a carbonyl group bo ...

(6 pages) 130 0 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Discuss the xylem and phloem. (Structure, Changes in the Xylem of Woody Plants, Transport)

ell almost completely. Secondary thickenings are made up of cellulose and lignin. Lignin is a tough organic compound that makes wood strong and dense. When the cell walls of xylem conducting cells are ... f xylem transport.PhloemStructurePhloem is the other transport tissue. It transports food and other organic compounds for use or storage. Sieve tube elements are the conducting cells of the phloem and ...

(4 pages) 152 4 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Experiment 1: IR Unknown/Spectroscopy Assignment FOURIER-TRANSFORM INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY

oscopy, specific functional group peaks are noted and used to aid the identification of the unknown organic compound. Furthermore, in this experiment, another unknown will be given and researched upon ... logens have isotopes with large abundance and different masses.Table 1: Vibrational Frequencies for Organic MoleculeBond Type Specific Context n, cm-1Stretching Frequencies ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


owder that occurs in nature as a component of coal. It may be obtained artificially from almost any organic substance by heating the substance to very high temperatures without air. Using this method, ... ber and as a black pigment in paint (WWW 2).There are two kinds of carbon compounds. The first is inorganic. Inorganic compounds are binary compounds of carbon with metals or metal carbides. They have ...

(4 pages) 25 0 4.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences


Proteins are organic compounds that make up living organisms and are essential to their functioning. First discov ...

(1 pages) 932 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Inorganic and Organic Chemistry(CP4006) - Preparation and Recrystallisation of Aspirin

SynopsisThe purpose of this experiment was for students to prepare some simple organic compound and to purify the compound by recrystallisation.This experiment allowed the student ... ged from 133°C to 137°C.IntroductionAcetylsalicylic acid or commonly known as aspirin is an organic compound belong to ester group with condensed structural formula of CH3COOC6H4COOH.(2) (2)C6 ...

(7 pages) 128 0 4.2 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Tests for various biological molecules and their properties

us Biological Molecules1. ProteinStructure:The protein is a complex, high-molecular-weight compound organic compound made up of amino acids joined by peptide bonds.Function:Many proteins are enzymes o ... sugarStructure:It is hexagonal .it is carbon + water. They are sugar polymers. Reducing sugar is an organic compound that is composed of atoms of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen in the ratio of 1 carbon a ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Ecology Levels Of Biological Organization

re made up of atoms. One of the most common and important atoms is carbon, which is the basis of an organic compound.Atoms make up the small molecules that are the small building blocks from which lar ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Proteins And Carbohydrates

and CarbohydratesCarbohydrates, proteins an d few more molecules are the biological molecules, the organic compounds that only living cells assemble under conditions that now occur in nature. ... ranched chains of sugar monomers of the same type. Proteins are made of amino acids, a small organic compound that consists of an amino group, and a carboxyl group, a hydrogen atom and an "R"&# ...

(2 pages) 38 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Organic Chemistry

A. In the late 1820's organic chemistry was the study of substances isolated from animals and plants that were thought to ... ith some white crystals. Upon analyzation of the crystals, he saw that they had no qualities that inorganic compounds usually possessed. The crystals were actually identical to crystals of urea, a com ... of urea, a compound found in urine. Fredrich had completed an "˜impossible' task by making an organic compound out of inorganic materials. This experiment started the end of the "vitalism" theor ...

(5 pages) 29 1 3.8 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Environmental Science - E85 Usage

s and is also used as a fuel or a solvent. Ethanol is the most important member of a large group of organic compounds that are known as alcohol. Alcohol is an organic compound that has one or more hyd ... er).Ethanol is a product of fermentation. When fermentation takes place it releases energy from the organic molecules in the absence of oxygen. As a result energy is obtained when the sugar is changed ...

(14 pages) 56 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Problem How is the presence of carbohydrates, proteins and fats

he presence of carbohydrates, proteins and fats identified in various foods? Background Information Organic Substances are mostly found in natural waters , for example: the aminoacids, carbohydrates, ... inoacids, carbohydrates, vitamins, humic acids, fulvic acid, lignins, pectins, enzymes and others.Inorganic substances are often found in matter compositions like in minerals.The difference between an ...

(2 pages) 2077 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Preparation and Recrystallisation of Aspirin

The objectives of this experiment are to conduct the preparation of simple organic compound (aspirin), perform recrystallisation to purify the compound using normal filtration ...

(2 pages) 34 0 1.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Is Biodiesel a viable alternative to petroleum for tucks and buses?

droxide (KOH) or sodium hydroxide (NaOH). The triacylglycerols are separated into methyl esters (an organic compound created when an acid and an alcohol combine and release water) and glycerol. The me ...

(3 pages) 21 0 5.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Organic Synthesis: Preparation & Analysis of Aspirin

In this experiment we analyzed and synthesized organic compound acetylsalicylic acid or aspirin from acetic anhydride and salicylic acid. H2SO4 was ...

(3 pages) 106 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Fuel fundamentals

emical compounds made up only of hydrogen and carbon. Hydrocarbons are part of the larger family of organic compounds. Any compound that contains a carbon atom is referred to as an organic compound. T ... ompound. The reason is that carbon compounds were first identified in plants and animals, and “organic” means “related to living things.” Organic compounds are plentiful. More than ...

(2 pages) 19 0 4.5 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Chemical Engineering

Alcohol and Driving

er the influence of alcohol cause they might crash the car you know?In chemistry, an alcohol is any organic compound in which a hydroxyl group (-OH) is bound to a carbon atom of an alkyl or substitute ...

(5 pages) 13 1 3.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

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


orghum, sugarcane, pineapple, and Christmas tree farms. This pesticide is a white crystalline solid organic compound that is available in many forms, such as a liquid, water dispersible granular liqui ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2013

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry