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biologically important organic compounds containing amine and carboxylic acid functional groups, along with a side-chain specific to each amino acid. Amino Acids
The main source of energy for animals Animal Carb
Any molecule that is present a living organins Biological Molecule
a substance that increases the rate of a chemical reaction without itself undergoing any permanent chemical change. Catalyst
Sugars, Pasta, One basic food for a healthy leaving Carbohydrates
An organic compound with the formula n Cellulose
Something that results in high blood prssure Diabetes
Deoxyribonucleic acid DNA
macromolecular biological catalysts Enzymes
A group of any of those occurring as esters in fats and oils. Fatty Acids
Is a test that measures the amount of a sugar in your blood Glucose
a clear colourless viscous sweet-tasting liquid belonging to the alcohol family of organic compounds Glycerol
Is a multibranched polysaccharide of glucose that serves as a form of energy storage in animals and fungi Glycogen
red protein responsible for transporting oxygen in the blood of vertebrates Hemoglobin
incapable of being dissolved Insoluble
The act of separating a body from others by nonconductors so as to prevent the transfer of electricity or of heat also the state of a body so separated Insulation
s a hormone that lowers the level of glucose in t he blood Insulin
comprise a group of naturally occurring molecules that include fats, waxes, sterols, fat-soluble vitamins Lipids
A molecule that may react chemically to another molecule of the same type to form a larger molecule Monomer
containing molecule that has the same chemical properties as a base Nitrogenous Base
consist of either one or two long chains of repeating units called nucleotideswhich consist of a nitrogen base Nucleic Acid
are organic molecules that serve as the monomers or sub units, of nucleic acids like DNA Nucleotide
A membrane bound structure that contains the cell's hereditary information and controls the cell's growth and reproduction Nucleus
A molecule of the kind normally found in living systems Organic Molecule
An element with an atomic weight of 15.96 Oxygen
is a chemical bond formed between two molecules when the carboxyl group of one molecule reacts with the amino group Peptide Bonds
Is an inorganic chemical and a salt of phosphoric acid Phosphate
A lipid containing phospho in a group of molecule phosolipid
Glucose is one of the products of photosynthesis in plants and other photosynthetic organisms Plant Sugar
is a large molecule, or macromolecule, composed of many repeated subunits Polymer

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

Biochemistry crossword puzzle

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building blocks for life Aminoacid
hydrogen and oxygen atoms in a 2:1 ratio Carbohydrate
present in most organic acids Carboxyl
promotes a reaction Catalyst
carbohydrate found in cell walls cellulose
a lipid associated particulary with animal plasma Cholesterol
excessive loss of bottled water Dehydration
alter the natural qualities of something denature
a sugar or a carbohydrate, composed of two monosaccharides disaccharide
used as a catalyst in a specific biochemical reaction enzyme
derived from the breakdown of fats through hydrolysis fatty acid
a hexose sugar found especially in honey and fruit fructose
sugar that serves as the main source of energy for most living things glucose
a statment suggesting an explanation for an observation or an answer hydrolysis
something that can not be dissolved insoluble
the major sugar in human and bovine milk lactose
a molecule that may react chemically to another molecule of the same type to form a larger molecule monomer
a simple sugar monosaccharide
any substance contaning a carbon based compound organic
compound consisting of amino acids peptide
the process by which living cells that contain chlorophyll use light energy to make organic compounds phospholipids
a compound made up of several repeating units polymer
any of a class of carbohydrates formed by repeating units polysaccharide
an abbreviation far a group where a carbon or hydrogen atom is attached the the rest of the molecule Rgroup
a fatty acid with all potential hydrgen binding sites filled saturatedfat
potatos, seeds, bulbs, and tubers starch
a group name for lipids that contain a hydrogenated ring system steroid
used as a sweetening agent sucrose
a fat that contains a double bond unsaturatedfat
used for making explosives and antifreeze glycerol

Chemistry of life Crossword

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The basic unit of a chemical element Atom
A substance made of only one kind of atom (pure substance) Element
A substance made of joined atoms of two or more different elements Compound
A group of atoms bonded together Molecule
An attraction between substances of the same kind Cohesion
An attraction between different substances Adhesion
A mixture in which one or more substances are evenly distributed in another substance Solution
Compounds that form hydrogen Ions when dissolved in water Acid
Compounds that reduce the concentration of the hydrogen Ions in a solution Base
A biological molecule consisting of carbon (glucose) Carbohydrate
(FAT) saturated twice energy as carb Lipid
Amino Acid "Building Blocks" Protien
DNA RNA Nucleic Acid
biologically important organic compounds containing amine and carboxylic acid functional groups Amino Acid
property of objects which can be transferred to other objects or converted into different forms. Energy
the minimum quantity of energy that the reacting species must possess in order to undergo a specified reaction. Activation Energy
Used to regulate the rate (speed) Enzyme
Basic reaction (fits) Subtrate
a region on an enzyme that binds to a protein or other substance during a reaction. Active Site

Biology Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

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Biologically important organic compounds containing amine and carboxylic acid functional groups, along with a side-chain specific to each amino acid Amino Acids
These are the main sources of energy of animals animal carb
Any molecule that is present in living organism Biological Molecule
A substance that increases the rate of a chemical reaction without itself undergoing any permanent chemical change Catalyst
Any of a large group of organic compounds occurring in foods and living tissues and including sugars, starch, and cellulose Carbohydrate
A substance that is the chief part of the cell walls of plants and is used in making various products (as paper and rayon) cellulose
A group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the blood Diabetes
Deoxyribonucleic acid, a self-replicating material present in nearly all living organisms as the main constituent of chromosomes. It is the carrier of genetic information. DNA
A catalyst or a chemical produced by cells to generally speed up specific chemical reaction without changing the chemical reaction at the end of the reaction Enzyme
Any of the group of a long chain of hydrocarbon derived from the breakdown of fats fatty acids
The main type of sugar in the blood and is the major source of energy for the body's cells glucose
A sweet, syrupy liquid obtained from animal fats and oils or by the fermentation of glucose, commonly used as a solvent glycerol
A branched polymer of glucose that is mainly produced in liver and muscle cells, and functions as secondary long-term energy storage in animal cells glycogen
Contained in the red blood cells of vertebrates and gives these cells their characteristic color hemoglobin
oil is __________ in water Insoluble
The act of separating a body from others by nonconductors, so as to prevent the transfer of electricity or of heat; insulation
A hormone produced in the pancreas by the islets of Langerhans that regulates the amount of glucose in the blood. A lack of this causes a form of diabetes Insulin
Cholesterol and triglycerides are these lipids
A molecule that can be bonded to other identical molecules to form a polymer. Monomer
A simple sugar and the simplest form of carbohydrate Monosaccharide
A nitrogen containing molecule that has the same chemical properties as a base Nitrogenous Base
A complex organic substance present in living cells, especially DNA or RNA, whose molecules consist of many nucleotides linked in a long chain Nucleic Acid
Organic molecules that serve as the monomers, or subunits, of nucleic acids like DNA Nulceotide
The central and most important part of an object, movement, or group, forming the basis for its activity and growth Nucleus
These are attached to other atoms of such elements as hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen Organic Molecule
A colorless, odorless reactive gas, the chemical element of atomic number 8 and the life-supporting component of the air Oxygen
A chemical bond formed between two molecules when the carboxyl group of one molecule reacts with the amino group of the other molecule, releasing a molecule of water Peptide Bond
An inorganic chemical and a salt of phosphoric acid Phosphate
a glycerol molecule, two fatty acids, and a phosphate group that is modified by an alcohol. phospholipid
Are found in the tissues of most plants, but are present in sufficient concentrations for efficient extraction only in sugarcane Plant sugar
A large molecule, or macromolecule, composed of many repeated subunits polymer

Organic Chemistry Crossword

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A compound which have the same molecular formula but a different structural formula Isomer
Hydrocarbon having the general formula CnH2n+2 Alkane
Hydrocarbon that contains one or more carbon-carbon double bonds. Alkenes with only one carbon-carbon double bond have the general formula CnH2n Alkene
A substance that increases the rate of a chemical reaction without itself undergoing any permanent chemical change Catalyst
Reaction of alkenes with hydrogen, water or bromine Addition reaction
An organic acid containing the carboxyl group, -COOH. Carboxylic acid
The chemical name for burning Combustion
The breaking down of long chain hydrocarbon molecules a catalyst to produce smaller hydrocarbon molecules and/or hydrogen. Catalytic cracking
The conversion of glucose by microorganisms such as yeast into ethanol and carbon dioxide. Fermentation
A process that separates the components in a mixture on the bases of their different boiling points Fractional distillation
Organic compounds made up from the elements hydrogen and carbon only Hydrocarbons
A very large molecule built up of a number of repeating units called monomers Polymer
A formula which shows how the atoms are arranged in a molecule Structural formula
A family of organic compounds with members of the family having the same functional group and similar chemical properties Homologous series
The temperature at which a substance boils and turns to vapour Boiling point
A molecule that can be bonded to other identical molecules to form a polymer monomer
A mixture of hydrocarbons present under the earth's crust as a black sticky liquid Crude oil
A group of molecules attached to a backbone chain of a long molecule Side group
Used for fractional distillation of crude oil. Fractioning column
a sweet smelling chemical made by reacting an alcohol with an organic acid Esters

MACROMOLECULES Crossword

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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

Biomolecules Crossword

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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

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

Biochemistry Crossword

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Has a carboxyl Amino Acid
Two hydrogen for every one oxygen Carbohydrate
Oxygen double bonded to carbon and single bonded to a ________ group Carboxyl
Speeds a chemical reaction up Catalyst
Polymer of glucose Cellulose
Promotes atherosclerosis Cholesterol
Loss of water which increases blood sodium Dehydration
To make a protein useless with heat and/or acidity Denature
Contains two monosaccharides Disaccharide
Acts as a catalyst in biochemical reactions Enzyme
Carboxylic acid consisting of a hydrocarbon chain and a terminal carboxyl group Fatty Acid
A hexose sugar in fruit Fructose
A simple sugar that is important for energy Glucose
Backbone found in triglycerides Glycerol
Breakdown of a compound by adding water Hydrolysis
Incapable of being dissolved Insoluble
Disaccharide with glucose and galactose Lactose
Makes polymers Monomer
Cannot be hydrolyzed to create a simpler sugar Monosaccharide
Denoting compounds containing carbon and chiefly of biological origin Organic
A compound of two or more amino acids Peptide
A lipid with phosphate Phospholipid
Many monomers Polymer
A carbohydrate with many sugar molecules bonded together Polysaccharide
Any carbon or hydrogen chain linked to the alpha carbon Rgroup
Solid at room temperature Saturated Fat
Carbohydrate storer in potatoes and cereals Starch
Hormones, alkaloids, vitamins Steroid
Prime component of cane and beet sugar Sucrose
Liquid at room temperature Unsaturated Fat
Found in egg whites Albumin
C2H5N3O2 Biuret

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