Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol
Chemistry for Earth Scientists
Prof. D.M. Sherman

Lecture 12: Organic and Biochemistry


Here we will give a very superficial outline of organic compounds and functional groups. We will outline the main types of naturally occuring organic compounds and describe the (volumetrically) most important biomolecules. Finally, we will outline the redox reactions that drive the biosphere.


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