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Chaper 3 section 2


carbohydrate changes into glucose and gets used for energy
monosaccharide the building blocks of disaccharides (such as sucrose and lactose) and polysaccharides (such as cellulose and starch).
disaccharide a sugar (a carbohydrate) composed of two monosaccharides
polysaccharide polymeric carbohydrate molecule composed of long chains of monosaccharide
protein large biomolecules consisting of one or more long chains of amino acids
amino acid a simple organic compound containing both a carboxyl and an amino group.
peptide bond a chemical bond formed between two molecules when the carboxyl group of one molecule reacts with the amino group
polypeptide a covalent chemical bond formed between two amino acid molecules
enzyme molecules that speed up chemical reactions
substrate the substance on which an enzyme acts
active site area of an enzyme where molecules bind
lipid naturally occurring molecules such as fats, oils, and waxes
fatty acid a carboxylic acid
phospholipid form lipid bilayers and help lipids
wax various fatty acids
steroid organic compound made with HONC
nucleic acid essential for all forms of life
DNA Diribonucleic Acid
RNA Ribonucleic Acid
nucleotide one of the building blocks of DNA and RNA
Created by: zhaberstich