DNA and RNA: a Competitive View

DNA and RNA: a Competitive View DNA DNA is deoxyribonucleic acid DNA is self-replicating. DNA is mainly found in the chromosomes (in the nucleus of it......

DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid): Definition and Structure

DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) is the hereditary material in humans and almost all other organisms. Most DNA is located in the cell nucleus but......

Nucleic Acids: Types and Constituents

Nucleic acids are long thread like macro-molecules of high molecular mass present in the nucleous of all living organisms. Nucleic acids are important because they......

Natures and Functions of Some Proteins

Here explain Protein name with their nature and function. Collagen: Normal protein remains as formative constituent of connective tissue, skin cartilage. It is converted into......

Proteins: Definition and Structure as Chemical Molecules

Proteins are complex nitrogenous organic compounds which are linked together by peptide bond. It is a condensation polymer, polyamide. Proteins are group of complex organic......

Peptide Bond

Peptide Bond: During the formation of a peptide, the amino (-NH2) group of one α – amino acid & the Carboxylic (-COOH) group of another......

Carbohydrate Foods

Carbohydrate The foods which mostly contain the constituent of sugar or glucose are called carbohydrates. For example: rice, wheat, flower, maize, corn, sugar, molasses etc.......

Muta-rotation: Definition and Description

Muta-rotation: α-and β-forms show specific rotation of + 113° of glucose and + 19° respectively. It is the change in the optical rotation because of......

How Structure of Glucose Molecule can be Identify?

The structure of glucose molecule can be identified by the following reactions: (i) The structural formula of glucose C6H12O6 (ii) Reduction: Being reduced by HI,......

Glucose: Physical and Chemical Properties

Glucose is a monosaccharide, which is another term for a simple sugar. It is one of three monosaccharides that are used by the body, but......

Properties of Chloro Fluoro Carbons or C.F.C.

The chloro-flouro derivatives of methane & ethane are known as “C.F.C”. They are commercially known as “Freons”. Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) is an organic compound that contains......

Composition of Greenhouse Gas

The average temperature of earth is 150C. CFCs Increase the earth’s temperature by Greenhouse effect-as it destroys the ozone layer. One Cl atom in CFC......