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Biochemistry Vocab

Organic Compounds compound that contains both hydrogen and carbon
Enzyme proteins and biological catalyst
Hydrolysis adding water to create complex molecules
Polymer large molecule composed of many sub-units
Dehydration synthesis removing water to create complex molecules
Nucleotide(s) building blocks of DNA and RNA
Substrate chemical species being observed in a chemical reaction
Glycogen polysaccharide of glucose as a form of energy
Inorganic (compounds) a compound that contains either carbon or hydrogen
Peptide chains of amino acids
Lipid(s) organic compound of fatty substances
Protein(s) macro molecules formed by amino acids
Carbohydrate(s) bio molecules consisting of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms
Nucleic acid(s) organic substance in living cells
Denature/denaturation when proteins and nucleic acids lose their structure
Amino acid(s) building blocks of protein
Deoxyriboses nucleic acid (DNA) molecule composed of 2 chains that form a double helix consisting of genetic information
Ribonucleic acid (RNA) shown in all living cells and acts as a messenger from instructions from the DNA
Monomer(s) a molecule that can be bonded to form a polymer
Monosaccharide(s) Simple sugars
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