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Build polymers from monomers. One molecule of water must be removed to join to join subunits.
Monomer of a carbs
Molecular formula= C6H12O6
Function= Fuel for cellular work; short term energy. Glucose, fructose, galactose. same formula diff properties
Polymers of a monosaccharides linked together. Function: Storage molecules, Structural compounds
Composed of C, H, and O
Diverse in function
Insoluable to water
Composite molecule rather than polymer
Structure of Fatty Acid
Straight carbon that is hydrophobic (tail)
carboxyl group that is hydrophilic (head)
Made of 1 glycol and 3 fatty acids
Function: Long term energy storage in animals, isolation, and protection
At least 1 double bond between a pair of C atoms
Dont stack well
Liquid at room temp
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