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Biochem Unit 2


Lipids- Monomer: What's it made of? fatty acids and glycerol
Nucleic Acid- Monomer: What's it made of? nucleotides
Protein- Monomer: What's it made of? amino acids
Carbohydrates- Monomer: What's it made of? monosaccharide
Lipids- Function? long-term energy storage, insulation, protection
Nucleic Acid- Function? make up DNA, code for proteins (traits)
Protein- Function? build cell, enzyme, formation, transport
Carbohydrate- Function? short-term energy, cell wall structure
Lipids- Example? fat, oil, waxes (like ear wax)
Nucleic Acid- Example? DNA/RNA
Protein- Example? C, H, O, N
Carbohydrate- Example? bread/pasta, glucose/fructose
Lipids- Foods? butter, Crisco, lard
Nucleic Acid- Foods? NONE
Protein- Foods? beans, meat
Carbohydrate- Foods? vegetable, fruit, bread, grain
What biomolecule is also called a polysaccharide? carbohydrate
What biomolecule examples commonly end in "-ose"? carbohydrates
What biomolecule is found in cell membrane? lipids
What biomolecule is made of fatty acids and glycerol? lipids
What biomolecule provides structure to plants and cellulose? Carbohydrates
What are the only two biomolecules that provide energy? 1. lipids and 2. carbohydrates
What biomolecule provides insulation? lipids
Which biomolecule is for building and transport of molecules? protein
What biomolecule is also called a polypeptide? protein
What is the monomer of a DNA molecule? nucleotide
What is the polymer of a DNA molecule? polynucelotide
Created by: 100102079