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Peter J. Russell + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305389892
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4th Edition
Peter J. Russell + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305389892

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Chapter 3.1, Problem 4SB
Textbook Problem
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What is the difference between a dehydration synthesis reaction (condensation reaction) and hydrolysis?

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Summary Introduction

To review:

The difference between dehydration reaction and hydrolysis reaction.

Introduction:

Biomolecules are those organic compounds that form carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. These are called so because these molecules are essential for the survival of living organisms. Their formation and breakdown involves many complex reactions.

Explanation of Solution

The differences between dehydration reaction and the hydrolysis are given in the table below:

Dehydration reaction Hydrolysis
Dehydration involves joining of two molecules accompanied by the release of water molecules. Hydrolysis reaction involves the breakdown of a molecule by the addition of water...

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