Biochemistry and metabolism

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GCSE Biology - UNIT 2 Mind Map on Biochemistry and metabolism, created by Jen on 02/05/2014.
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Biochemistry and metabolism
1 RISK FACTOR
1.1 A factor that increases your chance of developing a particular disease.
2 METABOLISM
2.1 The sum total of all the biochemical reactions taking place in the cells of an organism.
3 You are what you eat
3.1 Nutrients
3.1.1 Become part of your body.
3.1.2 Provide energy to drive metabolism.
3.2 Fibre
3.2.1 Eases flow of materials through the gut.
3.2.1.1 Give gut muscles a bulk to push against.
3.2.2 Helps remove some waste products.
4 The nutrients required
4.1 Carbohydrates
4.1.1 Energy store and supply
4.1.2 Structure
4.2 Proteins
4.2.1 Structure
4.2.2 Transport
4.2.3 Enzymes
4.2.4 Antibodies
4.2.5 Hormones
4.3 Lipids
4.3.1 Membranes
4.3.2 Energy supply
4.3.3 Thermal insulation
4.3.4 Padding
4.3.5 Hormones
4.4 Vitamins and minerals
4.4.1 Form parts of larger molecules
4.4.1.1 Take part in metabolic reactions
4.4.2 Enzyme activators - coenzymes
4.5 Nucleic acids
4.5.1 Information molecules
4.5.2 Carry instructions for life
4.6 Water
4.6.1 Takes part in reactions
4.6.2 Support in plants
4.6.3 Solvent for metabolic reactions
4.6.4 Transport
5 Biological molecules
5.1 Key biological molecules
5.1.1 Carbs
5.1.2 Lipids
5.1.3 Proteins
5.1.4 Nucleic acids
5.2 Chemical elements found within
5.2.1 Carbon
5.2.2 Hydrogen
5.2.3 Oxygen
5.2.4 Nitrogen
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