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.
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

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

Biochemistry

Biochemistry Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Biochemistry is the branch of science concerned with the chemical and physicochemical processes that occur within living organisms.
Element is a substance that is made entirely from one type of atom.
compound is a substance formed when two or more chemical elements are chemically bonded together.
organic compound are compounds that contain both carbon and hydrogen.
inorganic compound compound that no contain both carbon and hydrogen
carbohydrates are the main source of energy for cell activities
lipids is of a class of organic compounds that are fatty acids or their derivatives and are insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents
proteins are large organic compounds made of amino acids arranged in a linear chain and joined together
Enzyme are biological molecules (typically proteins) that significantly speed up the rate of virtually all
nucleic acid is a group of complex compounds found in all living cells and viruses, composed of purines, pyrimidines, carbohydrates, and phosphoric
Hydrolysis The reaction of water with another chemical compound to form two or more products
synthesis is composition or combination of parts or elements so as to form a whole
PH A measure of acidity or alkalinity of water soluble substances
Created by: esmerald