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Polymers for science

polymer stuff

large molecule that forms when many smaller molecules are linked together by covalent bonds polymer
smaller molecules that join together to form a polymer monomer
four types of polymers produced in plant and animal cells starches, cellulose, nucleic acids and proteins
simple sugars, more complex sugars such as sucrose and polymers built from sugar monomers carbohydrates
large nitrogen-containing polymers found mainly in the nuclei of cells nucleic acids
2 types of nucleic acids RNA and DNA
monomers in a nucleic acid nucleotides
compound that contains both carboxyl and amino functional groups in the same molecule amino acid
polymer in which at least 20 amino acid monomers are linked through bonds between an amino group and a carboxyl group protein
Created by: cathat