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Biochemistry

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monomer= monosaccharides (1 sugar)
carbohydrate
examples= glucose, starch, cellulose, chitin
carbohydrate
function= gives us energy, structural purposes
carbohydrate
shape= hexagon
carbohydrate
monomer= fatty acids & glycerol
lipid
examples= fats, oils, and waxes
lipid
function= store energy, for membranes, hormones
lipid
shape= E shape
lipid
monomer= nucleotides
nucleic acid
examples= DNA, RNA
nucleic acid
function= store & transmit genetic info
nucleic acid
shape= sugar, phosphate, base
nucleic acid
monomer= amino acids
protein
function= build and repair muscle and bone, fight infections and act as enzymes
protein