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For reviewing biology

Amino Acid A monomer; the small compound that makes up proteins;contain nitrogen; there are 20 different types amino acids
lipids Another word for fat; compounds that are greasy; one main part of the cells; used to store energy in the body and make up cell membranes; made of triglycerides
Nucleic Acid DNA or RNA; generic material; the code (instructions) for amino acid sequence of proteins; made of nitrogen bases
Bio molecule A very large molecule; a polymer; made up of many smaller molecules linked together; example: lipids, carbohydrates, proteins, and nucleic acids
Nucleotide A monomer; the small compounds that make up nucleic acids; made up of a sugar, a phosphate, and a nitrogen base
Carbohydrates Sugars, glucose, starches, and cellulose; compounds made in plants; the main source of energy for organisms
Protein Chemical compounds that carry out most of the chemical process in an organism/cell; make up most of the structures in a cell/organism; made of amino acid; example enzymes
Triglycerides A monomer; the small compounds that make up a lipid; made up of 3 long fatty acid chains joined to a glycerol molecule; can be saturated of unsaturated
Monomer A small molecule; when combined with a similar molecule it creates a big molecule (polymer)
Polymer Compounds that have carbon atoms; in organisms, they are called macromolecules or polymers; example: Carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, and nucleic acids
Monosaccharide A monomer; the simplest types of carbohydrates; examples: glucose, ribose, and fructose.
Organic molecules A chemical compound that is made up of many small molecules linked together; examples are carbohydrates, nucleic acids, proteins, and triglycerides
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