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Cell
basic unit of structure and function in living things
Cell theory
theory that states that all living things are made of cells, cells are the smallest units of life, and cells can only come from other living cells
Macromolecule
large molecules made from smaller molecules joined together
Carbohydrate
energy storage molecules made of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen
Nucleic acids
information containing macromolecules found in the nucleus of a cell
Proteins
macromolecules made from amino acids; found in membranes and many other cell structures
Lipids
energy storage macromolecules which do not dissolve in water
Nucleotides
long chains of molecules which combine in a specific order to make nucleic acids
Amino acids
building blocks of proteins
DNA
(deoxyribonucleic acid) molecule found in the nucleus which contains instructions for all things needed for life
RNA
(ribonucleic acid) gets information from DNA to make proteins
Homeostasis
ability to maintain stable internal conditions in the cell