Study sets, textbooks, questions
Upgrade to remove ads
Terms in this set (21)
glucose, fructose, galactose
A double sugar, consisting of two monosaccharides joined by dehydration synthesis.
Carbohydrates that are made up of more than two monosaccharides
A storage polysaccharide in plants consisting entirely of glucose.
A substance (made of sugars) that is common in the cell walls of many organisms
A fat that is liquid at room temperature and found in vegetable oils, nuts, and seeds.
A fat that is solid at room temperature and found in animal fats, lards, and dairy products.
A three dimensional polymer made of monomers of amino acids.
A chemical reaction in which two molecules covalently bond to each other with the removal of a water molecule.
Breaking down complex molecules by the chemical addition of water
An extensively branched glucose storage polysaccharide found in the liver and muscle of animals; the animal equivalent of starch.
The chemical bond that forms between the carboxyl group of one amino acid and the amino group of another amino acid
chain of amino acids linked by peptide bonds
essential amino acids
Amino acids that are needed, but cannot be made by the body; they must be eaten in foods
non-essential amino acids
amino acids that the body can synthesize on its own; does not need to get from dietary sources
Sets with similar terms
AP Biology Biomolecules
Other sets by this creator
Unidad 6 Lección 2
Unidad 6, Leccion 1
Unidad 5 Lección 2