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Macromolecules

Your choices are: carbohydrate, lipid, protein, nucleic acid

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Monomer of this macromolecule is a carbon ring carbohydrate
Our heredity information (DNA) is found on this macromolecule nucleic acid
20 different amino acids are the monomers of this macromolecule protein
Monomers include monosaccharides, disaccharides and polysaccharides carbohydrates
Monomers include nucleotides: made of a sugar, nitrogen base and phosphate group nucleic acid
Are broken up into two categories: simple and complex (based on the number of carbon rings) carbohydrates
Monomers include fatty acids and a glycerol molecule lipids
We get more energy from this macromolecule than any other lipids
Enzymes used to speed up chemical reactions are an example of this macromolecule protein
Fiber, which passes through our digestive tracts, is an example of this macromolecule carbohydrate
Food sources include candy, vegetables, grains, fruits and soda carbohydrate (simple are soda, fruit and candy; complex are vegetables and grains)
Food sources include lard, butter, milk and maragine lipids
Organisms use this macromolecule to store hereditary information and make proteins nucleic acids
Eating too much of this macromolecule can cause a buildup of plaque in your arteries lipids
Organisms use this macromolecule to produce cell membranes and store energy (twice as much as any other macromolecule) lipid
An example of this macromolecule is hydrogenated vegetable oil. lipids
Food sources include eggs, fish, meat and dairy products protein
Organisms use this molecule to make hair, bones, muscle, and hormones and begin chemical reactions protein
Examples of this macromolecule include glucose, sucrose, cellulose and fiber carbohydrate
Types of this macromolecule are: fats, oils, waxes and steroids lipids
Saturated, unsaturated and trans are examples of this macromolecule lipids
Includes DNA and RNA nucleic acids
Created by: jloehr