Organic compounds made of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms in the proportion of 1:2:1.
any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
a hemoprotein composed of globin and heme that gives red blood cells their characteristic color
an organic compound, either RNA or DNA, whose molecules are made up of one or two chains of nucleotides and carry genetic information
macromolecule that contains carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen; needed by the body for growth and repair and to make up enzymes
a naturally occurring or synthetic compound consisting of large molecules made up of a linked series of repeated simple monomers
ribonucleic acid, a natural polymer that is present in all living cells and that plays a role in protein synthesis