Prentice Hall Biology Chapter 2 section 3
the small units.
large compound formed from combinations of many monomers.
compounds made up of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms, usually in a ratio of 1:2:1.
single sugar molecules.
the large macromolecules formed from monosacchar rides.
a large and varied group of biological molecules that are generally not soluble in water.
macromolocules containing hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, carbon, and phosphorus.
monomer of nucleic acids made up of a 5-carbon sugar; a phosphate group, and a nitrogenous base.
ribonucleic acid (RNA)
single-stranded nucleic acid that contains the sugar ribose.
nucleic acid that contains the sugar deoxyribose.
macromolecule that contains carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen; need by the body for growth and repair and to make up enzymes.
compound with an amino group (-NH2) on one end and a carboxyl group (-COOH) on the other end.