2.3 - Carbohydrates and lipids - Key terms

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International Baccalaureate Biology (2 - Molecular Biology) Flashcards on 2.3 - Carbohydrates and lipids - Key terms, created by Ella-mentary on 01/17/2016.
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Carbon dioxide ac191cba-ab43-40e1-9210-5203483adb42.jpg (image/jpg) An inorganic molecule (no hydrogen).
Water 7b8ffa0e-b490-4f3a-9603-6faf32bc9fbe.jpg (image/jpg) An inorganic molecule (no carbon).
Function of glucose af2e8d49-1291-4257-a9bb-7334eba90ad2.jpg (image/jpg) An energy source for plants and animals. It is found in human blood.
Maltose 58b43382-69ed-4968-a897-96d9627a054d.jpg (image/jpg) An example of a dissaccharide.
Function of fructose f684d912-f2d3-4efc-9d3f-50dd132055b6.jpg (image/jpg) It is an energy source found in fruit.
Galactose 6a1e345a-46e3-4be6-9083-40b627cff1a6.jpg (image/jpg) An example of a monosaccharide.
Function of sucrose 00131325-382d-4d05-9bb0-b7a6b3bc35c3.jpg (image/jpg) Used in plants for the transport of carbohydrates from leaves to roots (cane sugar).
Cellulose cc1739fc-31d7-4822-a080-55a9c1d71125.jpg (image/jpg) Forms the cell walls of plants. Can be very long.
Glycogen fe409223-cee8-4fbb-a243-68e924ccf0cc.jpg (image/jpg) A polysaccharide of glucose. It is used for energy storage in animals.
Starch (amylose) 58636fb8-1a40-48ce-a649-a6375b131105.jpg (image/jpg) A polysaccharide molecule.
Fatty acids 99b55a02-a12c-41cd-a38c-6b52de72c6e6.jpg (image/jpg)
Triglyceride 3dd06cd0-1620-462e-bd39-73c1ba0c8933.jpg (image/jpg) A lipid which holds more energy per gram than a carbohydrate.
Ribose 700adddf-6741-4566-ab70-dc51ff723968.jpg (image/jpg)
Lactose 5fc2fa74-5f3a-4f37-9e7e-ca4baa1e8e7f.jpg (image/jpg) A disaccharide. The main carbohydrate found in milk.
Functions of lipids Energy storage Thermal insulation Hormones (steroids)
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