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4 Types of Macromolecules


Giant molecules formed by the joining of smaller molecules, usually by a condensation reaction

Nucleic acids

DNA & RNA; molecules that enable living organisms to reproduce genetic information from one generation to the next


Molecules that provide fuel and build structures in the body


Molecules that provide structural support, storage, transport, cell communication, movement, and defense


Molecules that store energy and regulate the body's metabolic processes

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