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Biochemistry Regents

biochemical processes chemical activities/processes in living things
organic molecules contain Carbon, Hydrogen and usually Oxygen
inorganic molecules do not contain BOTH Carbon & Hydrogen
protein organic compound made of amino acids
carbohydrate organic compound made of sugars
lipid another name for fat
biochemistry the study of chemicals that make up living things
glucose a simple sugar (C6H1206)
monomer a simpler part of a molecule (one= mono)
diffusion when molecules move into and out of cells
passive transport diffusion that does not require energy (Moves from where there is more to where there is less; seeks a balanced state)
active transport diffusion that requires energy (ATP)
osmosis diffusion of water
building blocks of proteins amino acids
building blocks of carbohydrates sugars called monosaccharides (mono=1, saccharide=sugar)
building blocks of lipids fatty acids and glycerol
carbohydrates provide cells with _____ _____ quick energy
proteins help cells... repair and replace, create coded instructions
lipids help cells _____ _____ store energy
Created by: pmrocks
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