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smaller molecules joined together to make a larger molecule that helps the cell do what it needs to do macromolecule
Nucleic acid made by DNA. It makes protein. RNA
Formed by long chains of nucleotides that passes genetic material from parent to offspring nucleic acid
Formed by long chains of amino acids Help cells communicate and break down nutrients in food. protein
Does not dissolve in water Protects cell and large part of the cell membrane. Stores energy for cells and help with the cell communication. lipids
cholesterol phospholipids vitamin A lipids
Examples are : RNA DNA nucleic acids
Examples are : sugar starches cellulose carbohydrates
made of long chains of sugars Helps the cell to communicate, provide structural support, stores ennergy carbohydrates
all living things are made of cells, the smallest living this is a cell, and cells are made from pre-existing cells cell theory
large molecules help the cell to: communicate structural support protection transport genetic material growth move materials macromolecules
cell without a nucleus prokaryote
cell with a nucleus eukaryote
cell that has organelles without membranes like ribosomes prokaryote
cell that has membranes around the organelle eukaryote
a bacteria cell is an example prokaryote
animal , plant, some protists are examples eukaryotes
calcium builds strong bones and teeth
Iron helps carry oxygen throughout the body
carbon found in all macromolecules; all living things contain
Phosphorus found in DNA and nucleic acid
Potassium lowers blood pressure and prevents strokes
inorganic does not contain carbon
organic contains carbon