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biochemist

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organic compound An organic compound is any member of a large class of chemical compounds whose molecules contain carbon.
macromolecule any very large complex molecule; found only in plants and animals.
4 organic compound 1 Natural compounds; 2. Synthetic compounds. 3 Nomenclature; 4 Databases.
monomer a simple compound whose molecules can join together to form polymers .
polymer a naturally occurring or synthetic compound consisting of large molecules made up of a linked series of repeated simple monomers .
carbohydrates supply the body with energy needed for the muscles, brain and central nervous system.
protein it regulates body process, such as water balncing, transporting nutrients and making muscles contract.
lipid lipids help you in generating energy to keep you warm.
nucleic acid to store and transmit genetic information and use that information to direct the synthesis of new protein.
monosaccharide Any of several carbohydrates, such as tetroses, pentoses, and hexoses, that cannot be broken down to simpler sugars by hydrolysis. Also called simple sugar.
amino acid Amino acids are the building blocks of protein.
fatty acid Any of a large group of monobasic acids, especially those found in animal and vegetable fats and oils, having the general formula CnH2n+1COOH.
nucleotide Any of various compounds consisting of a nucleoside combined with a phosphate group and forming the basic constituent of DNA and RNA.
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