an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals (sugar)
a simple sugar
Fat, nonpolar molecule, macromolecule
Macromolecule made of amino acids
Building blocks of proteins
an organic compound, either RNA or DNA, whose molecules are made up of one or two chains of nucleotides and carry genetic information, macromolecule
in a nucleic-acid chain, a subunit that consists of a sugar, a phosphate, and a nitrogenous base
deoxyribonucleic acid, the material that contains the information that determines inherited characteristics, macromolecule, 2 strands
ribonucleic acid, macromolecule, 1 strand
(adenosine triphosphate) main energy source that cells use for most of their work
the ability to do work or cause change or moves matter
energy needed to get a reaction started
protein that speeds up a chemical reaction
The reactant on which an enzyme works.
the site on an enzyme that attaches to a substrate
large molecule formed by joining smaller molecules together
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