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What biomolecule carries genetic information NucleicAcids
What biomolecule is used for quick energy Carbohydrates
What biomolecule stores long-term energy Lipids
What biomolecule makes muscle Proteins
Sugars, starches, and cellulose Carbohydrates
Fats, oils, wax, cholesterol, cell membrane, and testoserone Lipids
DNA and RNA nucleicacids
Cartilage, meats, nuts, beans, feathers, skin, and hair Proteins
A carbohydrate whose molecules consist of a number of sugar molecules bonded together Polysaccharide
Its simple sugars and its the most basic units of carbohydrates Monosaccharides
It consists of two monosaccharide molecules joined together Disaccharides
Which fatty acid can have one or more bonds unsaturated
Which fatty acid has only single bonds Saturated
Formed from glycerol and three fatty acid groups Triglyceride
What is a lipid that contains a phosphate group in its molecule Phospholipid
What is a large number of amino-acids that are bonded together in a chain Polypeptides
Is a amino acid a polymer or a monomer Monomer
It forms the basic structural unit (base) of nucleic acids Nucleotides
Is DNA or RNA a monomer or polymer polymer
Only biomolecule with nitrogen Proteins

Biomolecules Crossword

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are proteins catalysts that speed up the rate of a chemical reactions in the body enzymes
are the building blocks/subunits of proteins amino acids
are macromolecules made of many monomers joined together polymers
are the building blocks/subunits of nucleic acids nucleotides
is a polysaccharide made of glucose units hooked together found in plant cell walls cellulose
are organic compounds commonly called fats and oils. lipids
are organic compounds used to store and release energy carbohydrates
contains the elements carbon, hydrogen,oxygen and nitrogen and is composed of amino acids examples are insulin,hemglobin and enzymes protein
are the small building blocks of polymers monomers
is a simple one unit sugar such as glucose or fructose having the formula C6H12O6 monosaccharide
are the largest carbohydrate molecules, they are polymers composed of many monosaccharides linked together(starch, glycogen, chitin, etc.) polysaccharides
are macromolecules such as DNA and RNA nucleic acids
links amino acids together peptide bond
is a polysaccharide consisting of highly branched chains of glucose units used as food storage in plants starch
a polysaccharide with highly branched chains of glucose units, used by animals to store food glycogen

Macromolecules Crossword

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Description

Adenine and Guanine PURINES
A sequence of monomers is referred to as a POLYMER
A macromolecule is composed of these single units MONOMERS
These are involved in tertiary structure. SIDECHAINS
This bond links the backbone in nucleic acids. PHOSPHODIESTERBONDS
This nucleic acid is single stranded. RNA
Composed of C,H, and O in a ratio of 1:2:1 CARBOHYDRATES
Protein's are very specific in their _____, as it determines their function STRUCTURE
This form of lipids are held together by an ester bond. TRIGLYCERIDE
This "macromolecule" doesn't match the definition perfectly. LIPIDS
Monomer of carbohydrates MONOSACCHARIDE
DNA -> RNA -> ______ PROTEIN
Covalent bonds between amino acids result in this specific type of bond PEPTIDEBOND
Nucleic acids are built from chains of NUCLEOTIDES
Only some proteins have this type of structure. QUATERNARY
If a protein is dropped in strong acid, it will... DENATURE
This macromolecule is made of amino acids PROTEIN
This lipid is found in cell membranes. PHOSPHOLIPID
This nitrogenous base is not found in RNA. THYMINE
Triglycerides have 3 of these, while phospholipids have 2. FATTYACIDTAILS
The plant equivalent to an animal's glycogen STARCH
Bond that joins two or more carbohydrate monomers together GLYCOSIDICLINKAGE
This word can be used to describe a fatty acid found in plants or fish. UNSATURATED
Reaction used to create polymers DEHYDRATION
Steroids are lipids that are composed of ______ rings. FOUR
Alpha helixes and beta sheets are created in what level of structure? SECONDARY

Biomolecules Crossword

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doubly unsaturated fatty acid , also known as an omega-6 fatty acid Linoleic
A carbohydrate whose molecules consist of a number of sugar molecules bonded together Polysaccharides
"Carbohydrate Isomers" Sugar
It is the only biomolecule with nitrogen Proteins
is any nonpolar chemical substance that is a viscous liquid at ambient temperatures and is both hydrophobic and lipophilic Oil
Which fatty acid can have one or more bonds Unsaturated
What biomolecule is used for quick energy Carbohydrates
It consists of two monosaccharide molecules joined together Disaccharides
A biomolecule that stores long term energy Lipids
It is the primary long-term energy storage molecules of the body Fats
Its simple sugars and its the most basic units of carbohydrates Monosaccharides
Is an essential fatty acid belonging to the omega-3 fatty acids group Linolenic
It is a biomolecule that carries genetic information Nucleic acid
It is a fatty acid that has only single bonds Saturated
A compound consisting of a nucleoside linked to a phosphate group Nucleotide
also known as an amide bond Peptide bond
a molecule that can be bonded to other identical molecules to form a polymer. Monomer
is a large molecule, or macromolecule, composed of many repeated subunits Polymer
Deoxyribonucleic acid Dna
Ribonucleic acid Rna

Biochemistry: Macromolecules! Crossword

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Macromolecules are large ___ molecules Organic
Monomers of nucleic acids Nucleotides
A fatty acid that does not have double bonds between carbons Saturated
Unsaturated fatty acids have ___ bonds between carbons Double
Example of a common monosaccharide Glucose
Store the most energy Lipids
Protein structure held together by hydrogen bonds, froming coils and pleats Secondary
Biological Catalyst reducing the amount of activation energy required Enzyme
One of the four nitrogenous bases Cytosine
Compound containing carbon Organic
Building block of polymers Monomers
Combined together to create carbohydrates Monosaccharides
Fatty acids are the building block Lipids
Amino acids bonded by peptide bonds Proteins
Adds water to separate monomers Hydrolysis
A reaction, also known as dehydration synthesis Condensation
Consists of a phosphate group, pentose sugar, and a nigrogenous base Nucleic acid
Enzymes can ___ when homeostasis isn't maintained Denature
Form (structure) of DNA Double helix
A substrate fits into an enzyme at the ___ active site

Biology Vocabulary Crossword

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what is the basic unit of a chemical element? atom
what is a substance consisting of atoms which all have the same number of protons? element
what is the smallest particle in a chemical element or compound that has the chemical properties of that element or compound? molecule
what is a chemical bond formed between two ions with opposite charges? ionic bond
what is a chemical bond formed by the sharing of one or more electrons, especially pairs of electrons, between atoms? covalent bond
What is a weak chemical bond between an electronegative atom, such as fluorine, oxygen, or nitrogen, and a hydrogen atom bound to another electronegative atom? Hydrogen bond
What is the sticking together of alike molecules, such as water molecule being attracted to another water molecule? Cohesion
What is the force of attraction between unlike molecules, or the attraction between the surfaces of contacting bodies? Adhesion
What is a measure of the hydorgen ion concentration of a solution? pH
What is a molecule that can combine with others of the same kind to form a polymer? Monomer
What are large molecules composed of many similar smaller molecules linked together ? Polymer
What is a large complex molecule, such as nucleic acids, proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids, with relatively large molecular weight ? Macromolecule
What are molecular compounds made from just three elements: carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.? Carbohydrate
What is a series of sweet-tasting, crystalline carbohydrates, especially a simple sugar or a chain of two or more simple sugars? Saccharide
what is an organic molecule of biological origin that is insoluble in water and soluble in non-polar solvents ? lipid
What is a molecule composed of polymers of amino acids joined together by peptide bonds.? protein
What are the building blocks of all biological proteins ? Amino acid
What are proteins that act as catalysts within living cells ? Enzyme
What is a substance capable of initiating or speeding up a chemical reaction? catalyst
What is a model that assumes an enzyme and substrate have a rigid interaction with each other, where a substrate fits in a key-like fashion to its lock, the enzyme, turning on the reaction ? Lock and key model
What are acids consist of either one or two long chains of repeating units called nucleotides, which consist of a nitrogen base attached to a sugar phosphate? nucleic acid
what is a chemical reaction that builds up molecules by losing water molecules ? dehydration systhesis
What is a chemical reaction in which two molecules combine to form a larger molecule with the elimination of a small molecule ? condensation reaction

Molecular Biology Crossword

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Description

carbon compounds composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen; used as short term energy storage Carbohydrates
broad class of carbon compounds that are insoluble in water; includes fatty acids, triglycerides, steroids, and waxes lipids
carbon compounds composed of one or more chains of amino acids proteins
subunits of proteins; composed of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen (and sometimes sulphur) amino acids
chains of subunits called nucleotides; RNA and DNA nucleic acids
subunits of nucleic acids; composed of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, and phosphorus nucleotides
the sum of all chemical reactions that occur in an organism metabolism
the part of metabolism in which chemical reactions build up larger molecules from smaller ones anabolism
the part of metabolism in which larger molecules are broken down into smaller ones catabolism
double stranded double helix, ATCG bases, nucleic acid DNA
to copy DNA DNA replication
single stranded, AUCG bases, nucleic acid RNA
messenger RNA, copies the DNA code and moves it to the ribosome mRNA
The process of making proteins Protein Synthesis
Happens in the nucleus, making mRNA from DNA Transcription
happens at the ribosome mRNA- Amino acids- proteins Translation
amino acids are held together by peptide bonds. A strand of amino acids are polypeptides or protiens Polypeptides
determined by watson and crick; structure of DNA double helix
sub unit of nucleic acid (monomer) made of 5 carbon sugar, phosphate, nitrogenous base nucleotide
purine that pairs with thymine adenine
pyrimidine (single ring) that pairs with adenine thymine
double ring; purine; that pairs with cytosine guanine
single ring base, pyrimidine, that pairs with guanine cytosine
DNA strands run in opposite directions antiparallel
unzips DNA helix helicase
lays down RNA primer for replication RNA primase
made continuously leading strand
TATA box, regions that encourage transcription promoters
non coding regions that are excised introns
triplet of mRNA that codes for amino acids for protein synthesis codon

Biomolecules Word Search

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Description

Phosphate
Nitrogen
Oxygen
Carbon
Hydrogen
Energy
DNA
Starches
Sugars
Polymer
Monomer
Nucleic Acids
Proteins
Lipids
Carbohydrates

MACROMOLECULES Crossword

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Description

A hydrogen bond is the electrostatic attraction between polar groups that occurs when a hydrogen (H) atom bound to a highly electronegative atom such as nitrogen (N), oxygen (O) or fluorine (F) experiences attraction to some other nearby highly electronegative atom. H-bonding
An organic compound is any member of a large class of gaseous, liquid, or solid chemical compounds whose molecules contain carbon. organicmolecule
large molecule, such as protein, commonly created by polymerization of smaller subunits macromolecule
a molecule that may bind chemically or supramolecularly to other molecules to form a polymer monomer
a substance that has a molecular structure consisting chiefly or entirely of a large number of similar units bonded toget many synthetic organic materials polymer
biological molecule consisting of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen atoms, usually with a hydrogen–oxygen atom ratio of 2:1 carbohydrate
called simple sugars monosaccharide
polymeric carbohydrate molecules composed of long chains of monosaccharide units bound together by glycosidic linkages and on hydrolysis give the constituent monosaccharides or oligosaccharides. polysaccharide
macromolecular biological catalysts enzyme
surface on which a plant or animal lives substrate
large biomolecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues. protein
covalent chemical bond formed between two amino acid molecules. peptidebond
biologically important organic compounds containing amine and carboxylic acid functional groups, aminoacid
a group of naturally occurring molecules that include fats, waxes, sterols, fat-soluble vitamins, monoglycerides, diglycerides, triglycerides, phospholipids, and others lipid
amylum is a polymeric carbohydrate consisting of a large number of glucose units joined by glycosidic bonds starch
a multibranched polysaccharide of glucose that serves as a form of energy storage in animals and fungi. glycogen
an insoluble substance that is the main constituent of plant cell walls and of vegetable fibers such as cotton. cellulose
holding as much water or moisture as can be absorbed; thoroughly soaked. saturated
having carbon–carbon double or triple bonds and therefore not containing the greatest possible number of hydrogen atoms for the number of carbons. unsaturated
the region of an enzyme where substrate molecules bind and undergo a chemical reaction. activesite
uncommon in nature but became commonly produced industrially from vegetable fats for use in margarine, snack food, packaged baked goods and frying fast food transfat
simple polyol compound. It is a colorless, odorless, viscous liquid that is sweet-tasting and non-toxic. glycerol
is a carboxylic acid with a long aliphatic chain, which is either saturated or unsaturated fattyacids
biopolymers, or large biomolecules, essential for all known forms of life. nucleicacids
organic molecules that serve as the monomers nucleotides
inorganic chemical and a salt of phosphoric acid. phosphate
carbohydrate with the formula C5H10O5; ribose
Deoxyribonucleic acid is a molecule that carries the genetic instructions used in the growth, development, functioning and reproduction of all known living organisms and many viruses DNA
Ribonucleic acid is a polymeric molecule implicated in various biological roles in coding, decoding, regulation, and expression of genes RNA
minimum energy which must be available to a chemical system with potential reactants to result in a chemical reaction. activationenergy

Macromolecules Crossword

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Description

a subunit of a complete molecule? monomer
a large molecule, or macromolecule, made of many monomers bonded together polymer
a molecule composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, includes sugars and starches carbohydrate
nonpolar molecules, includes fats, oils, and cholesterol lipid
chains of carbon atoms bonded to hydrogen atoms, saturated or unsaturated fatty acids
a polymer made of monomers called amino acids protein
molecules that contain carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, and sometimes sulfur amino acids
a polymer made of monomers called nucleotides, DNA and RNA are genral types of nucleic acids nucleic acid
a substance that is changed by a chemical reaction reactant
substance formed by a chemical reaction product
condition in which reactants and products of a chemical reaction are formed at the same rate equilibrium
chemical reaction that yeilds a net release of energy in the form of heat exothermic
chemical reaction that requires a net input of energy endothermic
a substances that decreases the activation energy needed to start a chemical reaction and, therefore, increases the rate of the chemical reaction catalyst
catalysts for chemical reactions in living things enzyme
a specific reactant that an enzyme acts on substrate

Biological Molecules Crossword

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Description

The individual repeating units that make a polymer. Monomer
The type of reaction that uses water to break a bond. Hydrolysis
The type of reaction that yields water and a bond is produced. Condensation
Carbohydrates are made of carbon, oxygen and ___________. Hydrogen
The monomer unit in a carbohydrate. Monosaccharides
The monomer unit in a protein. Amino Acid
The type of bond that joins monomers in a carbohydrate. Glycosidic
The type of bond that joins monomers in a protein. Peptide
The type of bond found in a lipid. Ester
The name of the molecule comprised of glycerol and three fatty acids. Triglyceride
An example of a protein that has a quaternary structure. Collagen
Level of protein structure that involves hydrogen bonds, ionic bonds, disulfide bridges and hydrophobic/hydrophilic interactions between R-groups on the same polypeptide chain. Tertiary
Bonds involved in creating the secondary structure of a protein. Hydrogen
The polysaccharide in starch that is branched. Amylopectin
Example of a carbohydrate that is made of B-glucose monomers. Cellulose
Number of carbon rings in cholesterol. Four