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Protein, Both, one of several important muscle proteins; also found in many cells for support and movement
Amylose / Startch
Carbohydrate, plants; energy storage
Carbohydrate, plants; structure - especially in cell walls
Lipid, plants; 2 main pigments in green plants are chlorophyll "a" and "b"
Lipid / Steroid, animals; found in cell membranes and is used to build many important steroids: bile and hormones
Protein, animals; strong protein that is important in connective tissue, tendons, and ligaments
Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA)
Nucleic Acid, both; stores information: code for making proteins
Lipid / Steroid, animals; makes up estrogen, important in development of secondary sex characteristics and reproductive cycles
Carbohydrate, both; source of energy for cells in cell respiration
Carbohydrate, animals; long term energy storage in muscles and liver of animals
Protein, animals; carries oxygen in red blood cells
Protein, animals; signals cells to take up glucose and keep blood sugar levels in
Protein, animals; waterproof protein found in skin and feathers (and nails and hair)
Protein, animals; enzyme that begins the break down of protein in the stomach
Lipid, both; found in all cell membranes makes up most of the "lipid bilayer"
Protein, both; enzyme that copies DNA in a gene to make a RNA molecule like mRNA
Lipid / Steroid, animals; important in development of secondary sex characteristics and reproduction
Lipid, both; long term energy storage: main form of animal fats - often in seeds of plants, 2 types: saturated and unsaturated
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