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Macromolecules Zeke

protein your hair and muscles are made of these macromolecules
cellulose polysaccharide that forms the fibrous structure of plants
collagen fibrous protein that is most abundant in humans, forming the matrix of skin.
enzyme protein that increases the rate of chemical reactions without being destroyed itself
glycogen polysaccharide in which animals store glucose in their bodies
steroid hormones may be this lipid
nucleic acids macromolecules made of the monomers called nucleotides
lipid macromolecule group that does not dissolve in water
fats lipids that are solid at room temperature
carbohydrates macromolecule group that in the main source of energy for living things
saccharides family name for sugars
plant starch polymer that stores glucose in plants
polypeptides long chains of amino acids
unsaturated healthy fats
oils lipids that are liquid at room temperature
protein the type of macromolecule that insulin is
DNA macromolecule that stores genetic (hereditary) information
protein macromolecule group that is most diverse
salivary amylase enzyme in saliva that makes a cracker taste sweet
phospholipids, cholesterol these are found in the plasma membrane
antibodies proteins that fight off disease and invaders of the body
RNA nucleic acid that transmits the (genetic) hereditary information
monosaccharide white, sweet, crystalline solids that dissolve in water easily
sucrose regular sugar, the disaccharide we taste
lipid type of macromolecule that chlorophyll is
third tertiary
nucleotide phosphate, 5 carbon sugar and a nitrogenous base
cholesterol the parent steroid
saturated unhealthy fats
glucose the monomer for cellulose
One carbon, 2 hydrogen, One oxygen (CH2O) generic formula for carbohydrates
liver what part of the body release glycogen when blood sugar is running low
9 what is the number of calories per gram for fat
4 what is the number of calories per gram for carbs and protein
bile acids, sex hormones, vitamin D these are synthesized from cholesterol
Vits A,D,E fat soluble vitamins
Created by: ethill3