Biology, Pages 58-67
Biology in clear, easy-to-read language
Biology is a comprehensive life science program for your reluctant readers and those who require additional help to grasp basic biological and life science concepts. This full-color, easy-to-read textbook addresses all these needs.
Written to meet national guidelines, students learn about classification and organization; patterns of reproduction, growth, and development; the human body's systems; ecological cycles; and other basic biological building blocks.
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Another characteristic of hydrocarbons is that they can undergo reactions that
release a relatively large amount of energy . The gasoline that fuels a car
consists of hydrocarbons , and the hydrocarbon tails of fat molecules serve as
stored fuel ...
This ion , HOPO32 , is often abbreviated [ symbol ] in this book . Losing one
phosphate , ATP becomes adenosine diphosphate , or ADP . The reaction
releases energy that can be used by the cell , as you will learn in more detail in
Chapter 8 .
Concept 4.3 Functional groups are the parts of molecules involved in chemical
reactions • The Functional Groups Most Important in the Chemistry of Life
Functional groups are chemically reactive groups of atoms within an organic