Isoprene is formed naturally in plants and animals; this is something that I was unaware of. Isoprene is the most common hydrocarbon in the body. The naturally occurring isoprene in trees helps the tree to combat abiotic stress.
Regarding steroids and the chapter I read concerning the pill, I find it to be very interesting that a person can take a molcule and change it into something totally different. The thought the the yam was instrumental in today's birth control.
Since I am a little behind on my blogs and catching up, as you know I hadn't been overly excited about the group project. We had some initial trouble and although we are making progress and I am enjoying my part of the project, I still would have to be honest and say that I am less than enthusiastic overall. I believe the reason why is being dependant on other people, there is worry associated with waiting for others to fulfill their part. So far everyone has been making a great effort in order to complete this activity.