Virtual Macromolecule Labs

Read and or download the questions listed below. Answering the questions below will help you practice using what you know about macromolecules. Visit the Oklahoma Community College website Biology Labs Online's Organic Molecules website. Once there carefully read and follow instructions to test substances for the presence of the four macromolecules. When you have completed your work, submit it to the dropbox entitled Virtual Macromolecule Labs

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Carbohydrates Lab:

1.  List the steps and reagent used to test for simple sugars: What does a positive test reaction look like?
2.  List the steps and reagent used to test for starch: What does a positive test reaction look like?

Protein Lab:

List the steps and reagent used to test for protein:

What does a positive test reaction look like?

Lipids Lab:

List the steps and reagent used to test for lipids:

What does a positive test reaction look like?

Foods:

Perform the carbohydrate, protein and lipids tests on the foods shown and record the positive test results below:

Potatoes are a ___?

Orange juice is a ___?

Almonds___?

Eggs___?

Salmon___?

Milk___?

 

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Submit your work to the DROPBOX entitled Virtual Macromolecule Labs.