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chlorophyll

the green pigment in plants that can absorb the sun's energy

compound

a substance made by combining two or more elements

fermentation

an energy releasing process that does NOT require oxygen

enzymes

the type of proteins that speed up chemical reactions, such as in digestion

water

the most common compound in living things

amino acids

the smaller molecules that are the building blocks of proteins

proteins

the type of organic compound that meat, beans, nuts contain alot of

carbon

element found in all organic compounds

selectively permeable

a membrane that allows some substances to pass through but not others

element

a chemical substance that cannot be broken down into simpler substances

nucleic acids

DNA and RNA are examples of this type of organic compound in organisms

carbohydrates

sugars and starches are examples

lipids

the type of organic compound that stores the most energy

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