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Specific Macromolecules

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provides long-term energy storage for animals
saturated fats
instructions for building proteins
DNA
provides immediate energy
glucose
sex hormones
steroids
provides short-term energy storage for plants
starch
forms cell membranes of all cells
phospholipid
one sugar
monosaccharide
monomer of proteins
amino acid
provides long-term energy storage for plants
unsaturated fat
genetic material
DNA
3-carbon backbone of a fat
glycerol
provides short-term energy storage for animals
glycogen
many sugars
polysaccharide
monomer of nucleic acids
nucleotides
forms the cell wall of plant cells
cellulose