Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Biomolecules

Biological Molecules Review - most important terms

TermDefinition
organic molecule carbon-containing compound found in living things
carbohydrate organic compound that is the body’s main source of energy; ex. sugar, starch
glucose a type of monosaccharide; produced by photosynthesis and used by cell respiration
starch a complex carbohydrate made by plants; found in pasta, cereal, and potatoes
glycogen a complex carbohydrate for energy storage in the liver and muscles of animals
lipid organic compound used for long-term energy storage; ex. fats and oils
protein organic compound that builds and repairs body tissue; made of amino acids; ex. insulin, collagen
amino acid the monomer of proteins
nucleic acid organic compound that contains and uses the genetic code; ex. DNA, RNA
nucleotide the monomer of nucleic acids
RNA ribonucleic acid; uses the genetic code to produce proteins
DNA deoxyribonucleic acid; contains the genetic code
enzyme a type of protein that catalyzes chemical reactions
activation energy the energy needed to get a chemical reaction started
substrate substance that binds to an enzyme; reactant in an enzyme-catalyzed reaction
catalyst substance that speeds up a chemical reaction by lowering activation energy; ex. enzymes
Created by: jdriscoll
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards