Human Biology, 14 Edition

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Chapter 2 - Section 2.3 - Molecules of Life - Check Your Progress: 3

Answer

In a dehydration reaction, a hydrogen atom (H) and a hydroxyl group (OH) are removed, bringing two sub-units together to form a macromolecule. In a hydrolysis reaction, macromolecules are broken down when the components of water (H2O) are added to break the bond between sub-units.

Work Step by Step

In a dehydration reaction, a hydrogen atom (H) and a hydroxyl group (OH) are removed, bringing two sub-units together to form a macromolecule. In a hydrolysis reaction, macromolecules are broken down when the components of water (H2O) are added to break the bond between sub-units.
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