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class 2Molecular Composition of Plant Cells
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What the four primary metabolites?
What is the function of carbohydrates?
energy molecules & structural
components of plants
Most abundant organic compounds in
What does carbohydrates include?
starches, sugars, cellulose
3 main types of carbohydrates
2 types of monosaccharides
glucose and fructose
2 types of disaccharides
2 types of polysaccharides
starch and cellulose
What is the function of lipids?
Energy stores and protective surfaces on cells & plant
leaves, stems, root
Example of lipids?
fats, oils, waxes, phospholipids
What is the function of proteins?
store materials, build structures, perform movements, transport materials, and biochemical catalysts
t/f plants make all the amino acids they need to synthesize proteins
t/f humans make all the amino acids they need
false-we need amino acids from plants
What is the function of nucleic acids?
store and transmit genetic information
internal communication and cell function
Examples of nucleic acids?
DNA and RNA
What are secondary metabolites
They are molecules that are not essential for growth, but they can give the microorganism an ecological advantage.
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