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The building blocks


Describe how polymers are formed polymers is a long chains formed by joining many smaller molecules called monomers
Review why carbon can form a variety of organic compounds in a variety of shapes carbon can form 4 different types of atoms with its self called chains, branches, rings and a wide variety of shapes
Contrast hydrolysis and dehydration synthesis hydrolysis and dehydration synthesis reaction link monomers together into polymers by releasing water
Tell about the two major functions of carbohydrates starch and sugar are carbohydrates that break down into glucose, and nearly all foods you eat have carbohydrate
Express the importance of nucleic acids to living organisms they pass genetic information and initiate the manufature of certain proteins necessary of life
Compare and contrast the structure of saturated fats and unsaturated fats in terms of their They differ from saturated fats in that the chemical reaction has a double bond. A compare is saturated and unsaturated fats are found in a variety of foods
Assess why the structure of proteins is so complex it determines how it works and its ability to recognize and bind to some other molecules
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