Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Which one of the following statements about the functional groups of organic compounds is false?

A Functional groups help make organic compounds soluble in water.


B Functional groups help make organic compounds hydrophilic.


C Many biological molecules have two or more functional groups.


D All functional groups include a carbon atom of the organic compound's skeleton.


E Functional groups participate in chemical reactions.Which one of the following statements about the functional groups of organic compounds is false?
Probably this one is the false one:


D All functional groups include a carbon atom of the organic compound's skeleton.





If you look at the ';R'; groups of amino acids, the operational portion can be at a distance from the protein's main backbone.

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