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Molecules of Life

TermDefinition
ATP adenosine triphosphate; a molecule that acts as the main energy source for cell processes
carbohydrate energy-giving molecules that includes sugars, starches, and fiber; contains carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen
consumer an organism that eats other organisms or organic matter
decomposer an organism that gets energy by breaking down the remains of dead organisms or animal wastes and consuming or absorbing the nutrients
lipid a type of biochemical that does not dissolve in water; fats and steroids are lipids
nucleic acid a molecule made up of subunits called nucleotides; DNA and RNA
phospholipid a lipid that contains phosphorus and that is a structural component in cell membranes
producer an organism that can make its own food by using energy from its surroundings
protein a molecule that is made up of amino acids and that is needed to build and repair body structures and to regulate process in the body (enzymes)
Created by: kmaddix
 

 



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