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In this lesson we look at two of the main groups of organic nutrients; carbohydrates and lipids. We look at the different types of these organic nutrients and their structures as well as the function of these nutrients in living organisms.
In this lesson we look at proteins as a group of organic nutrients, their structure and the functions that proteins have in living organisms. We also take a close look at enzymes, how they function and the factors that can have an effect on the rate of enzyme function.
In this lesson we look at the different tests that can be performed to determine of food stuffs contain certain organic nutrients. We look at these tests for starch, glucose, lipids proteins and cellulose.
In this lesson we look at the two different nucleic acids that are found in living organisms namely DNA and RNA. We take a look at their structure and their functions. We also take a look at the different vitamins that are essential for living organisms.