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Bio 2.3 Flashcards: carbon Compounds
compound made up of C, H, & O in a 1:2:1 ratio; includes sugars and starches; main source of energy in living things
single sugar molecules; simple carbohydrate monomer
carbohydrate polymer; includes glycogen, starch, & cellulose
macromolecule made mainly of C, H, & O; includes fats, oils, & waxes; used to store energy & part of biological membrane
polymer or macromolecule containing C, H, O, P & N; used to store & transmit genetic information
monomer of nucleic acids & made up of 5-C sugar, phosphate group, & N base
macromolecule or polymer made up of C, H, O, & N; function as enzymes, form cellular structures, form channel in cell membrane
monomer of a protein; made up of an amino group (NH2), carboxyl group (COOH), & "R" group
means single part; smaller unit of macromolecules or polymer
means many parts; large molecule made up of monomers
large molecules made from thousands or more smaller molecules
contains carbon; comes from a living source