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chemical compounds

element any substance that cannot be broken down
compound made up of the elements carbon dioxide and oxygen
carbohydrate is an energy-rich organic compound made of the elements carbon,hydrogen,and oxygen
lipid energy-rich compounds contain even more energy than carbohydrates
protein large organic molecules made of carbon
amino acid protein molecules that are made up of smaller molecules
enzyme a type of protein that speeds up a chemical reaction
nucleic acid a very long organic molecule made carbon,oxygen,nitrogen ,and phosphorus
DNA the genetic material that carries info about an organism
RNA plays an important role in the production of proteins
Created by: maddigrace