Biochemistry - Biomolecules

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Biochemistry Biomolecules

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Polymer carbohydrate (polysaccharide) Monomer simple sugar (monosaccharide)
Polymer lipid Monomer glycerol and fatty acid
Polymer protein Monomer amino acid
Polymer nucleic acid Monomer nucleotide
Monomers are joined by... Removal of water (condensation or dehydration synthesis)
Polymers are split apart by... ... the addition of water (hydrolysis)
Monomer simple sugar
Polymer carbohydrate (polysaccharide)
Monomer saturated fatty acid
Monomer unsaturated fatty acid
Monomer glycerol
Polymer lipid (triglyceride)
Monomer amino acid Tyrosine (Tyr or Y)
Monomer amino acid Aspartic acid (Asp or D)
Monomer amino acid Glycine (Gly or G)
Polymer protein Oxytocin (protein hormone)
Monomer nucleotide adenine (A)
Monomer nucleotide guanine (G)
Monomer nucleotide cytosine (C)
Monomer nucleotide uracil (U)
Monomer nucleotide thymine (T)
Polymer nucleic acid DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)
Polymer nucleic acid RNA (ribonucleic acid)
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