This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Phenolic Compounds - These are chemical molecules made from rings of 6 carbon atoms, which are vital to plant life.
Antioxidants - These are molecules that react with free radicals within the body to help stop them from degenerating DNA.
Tannins - These are compounds of three to five carbon rings that span two or more normally-separate protein molecules, bond to them and hold them together.
Alkaloids - These are bitter tasting toxins in some plants used as a defense mechanism against predators.
Cyanogens - These are bitter, hydrogen cyanide molecules that...
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