Why are carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, and hydrogen the most abundant elements in living matter and, therefore, considered macronutrients?
Identify the functional group in each of the depicted structural formulas.
What are monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polysaccharides?
Describe the structure of a typical phospholipid. Are these molecules polar or nonpolar?
Compare MALDI-TOF, FAME, and PLFA, and explain how each technique would be used to identify pathogens.