Macromolecules test no pics1
large molecules in the body that provide many functions. proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, nucleic acid.
small unit that makes up polymers
A long molecule consisting of many similar or identical monomers linked together.
energy storage macromolecule. hydrogen, oxygen and carbon. often called fats
polymer consisting of one or more long chains of amino acids. Many functions in the body. contains nitrogen
macromolecule that stores genetic material. DNA and RNA.
nitrogen containing monomer used to build proteins (20 types)
bodies main source of energy. sugar in blood
storage carbohydrate. Made of glucose monomers
storage form for sugars. long chain of glucose
monomer used to build nucleic acids
monomers of carbohydrates. Glucose is an example
sugar found in milk. Made of glucose and galactose.
protein that speeds up chemical reactions. Catalase and lactase are examples
Fats that are solid at room temperature. They have full hydrogens and are straight so they can pack in tight.
Missing a hydrogen. They are liquids, oils, at room temperature and have a bend in their structure.
enzyme that breaks down the sugar lactose into usable glucose. not found in people who are lactose intolerant
A protein hormone that the pancreas produces that removes glucose from the blood and into the cells.
polymer of sugar made of many single monomers. long starch molecules
A single sugar molecule such as glucose or fructose, the simplest type of sugar.
a sugar composed of two combined monosaccharides such as sucrose