Mr. Detering's web page
Organic chemistry - notes
Carbohydrates - notes
Lipids - notes
Eicosanoids - Hormone like autocoids (auto = self, akos = healing) formed by body tissues during self-healing responses to stimuli.
They are formed from highly unsaturated fatty acids that we acquire by eating essential fatty acids
Eicosanoid formation and disease severity (re: unsaturated fats, omega-3 and -6 fatty acids)
5 minute narrated slide show links the metabolism of foods to eicosanoid formation and disease severity.
5 minute narrated show discusses the history of essential fatty acids and eicosanoids.
(Links to PPT on efaeducation.nih.gov) - Select "The Story" or "History of Eicosanoids" and then "Watch Show"
Proteins - Notes
Protein structure - PowerPoint (courtesy of Prof. Fekete, Colby College, Waterville, ME)
Enzymes & Coenzymes - notes
Nucleic acids - notes
Table of important biological molecules - a summary of elements present, building block monomers, and functions