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The special molecules that have large structures and characteristically made by living organisms...
Three of the four macromolecules present in living systems are ________ which means they are...
Proteins that can carry out catalysis in organisms are called ________.
A modified form of cellulose found in the exoskeletons of insects and crustaceans is known...
Non-polarity and insolubility characterize biological compounds known as _________.
__________ are polymers containing up to 20 different kinds of naturally occurring amino acids....
The covalent bonds connecting monomer units in sugars can be formed by the removal of a water...
This atom in its unbound state has four valent electrons. These electrons readily form single,...
Macromolecules are disassembled in ____________ reactions.
Relatively small organic molecules with a central carbon atom which is bonded to a carboxyl...
Macromolecules that are used by organisms to store hereditary information are called
DNA, RNA, and ATP contain functional units known as
Which of the following is not a property of carbon?
All compounds made from carbon are soluble in water.
Which of the following is not a macromolecule?
All of the following are examples of functional groups in cells except
Carbohydrates are polymers formed of structural units called
Biological membranes contain bilayers of which of the following lipids?
A chain of amino acids linked together end-to-end can only be found in a
The specific amino acid sequence in a protein is its
Alpha helix and beta pleated sheets are examples of which level of protein structure?