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What organic compounds contain amine and carboxylic acid functional groups?, Amino Acids
What is the organic compounds consisting of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen Animal Carb
any molecule that is present in living organisms 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
an insoluble substance that is the main constituent of plant cell walls and of vegetable fibers cellulose
a metabolic disease in which the body’s inability to produce any or enough insulin causes elevated levels of glucose in the blood. Diabetes
deoxyribonucleic acid, a self-replicating material present in nearly all living organisms as the main constituent of chromosomes DNA
a substance produced by a living organism that acts as a catalyst to bring about a specific biochemical reaction. Enzyme
a carboxylic acid consisting of a hydrocarbon chain and a terminal carboxyl group, especially any of those occurring as esters in fats and oils. Fatty acids
The main type of sugar in the blood and is the major source of energy for the body's cells. Glucose
main type of sugar in the blood and is the major source of energy for the body's cells. 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
pertaining to something that cannot be dissolved, or solved Insoluble

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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

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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

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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

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Biology Vocabulary Crossword

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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

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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

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Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Crossword

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The first step of Cellular Respiration where glucose is broken in half and 2 ATP energy units are released. Glycosis
Short for Adenosine Triphosphate. It is the energy that is released when the mitochondrion breaks down the sugars you have eaten. ATP
The second of two major stages in photosynthesis, involving atmospheric CO2 fixation and reduction of the fixed carbon into carbohydrate. Calvincycle
The steps in photosynthesis that occur on the thylakoid membranes of the chloroplast and that convert solar energy to the chemical energy of ATP and NADPH, evolving oxygen in the process. Lightreactions
The small openings on the undersides of most leaves through which oxygen and carbon dioxide can move Stomata
Organism that can capture energy from sunlight or chemicals and use it to produce its own food from inorganic compounds; also called a producer. Autotroph
An organelle inside a plant cell only where photosynthesis takes place Chloroplast
An organism that must eat plants or other animals for food heterotroph
An organelle inside an animal AND plant cell where cellular respiration takes place Mitochondria
The process by which plants use carbon dioxide + energy from the sun to create sugars and oxgen Photosynthesis
Produces 36 ATP energy units for each sugar molecule broken up Krebscycle
The process that takes place inside all eukaryotic cells (both plants and animals) that breaks down sugars to produce energy in the form of ATP Cellularrespiration
Cellular respiration that takes place when there is oxygen Aerobicrespiration
Cellular respiration that takes place where there is NO oxygen anaerobicrespiration
Sugars produced by photosynthesis Glucose
Primary light absorbing pigment in autotrophs chlorophyll

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BIOCHEMIISTRY Crossword

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An organic compound made of Carbon, Hydrogen, and oxygen Carbohydrate
A chemical that promotes a reactio between other chemicals Catalyst
A carbohydrate found in cell walls Cellulose
A lipid that is associared particularly with animal plasma membranes Cholesterol
A protein or part-protein molecule made by an organism and used as a catalyst Enzyme
Bilding blocks of life Amino Acid
A three carbon alcohol molecule that combineswith fatty acids to form fats and oils glycerol
An abbreviation for any group in which a carbon or hydrogen atom is attached to the rest of the molecule Rgroup
take away or alter the natural qualitys of something denature
of or denoting the acid radical- COOH, presnt in most organic acids carboxyl
The condition that results from excessive loss of water. Dehydration
A sugar, or a carbohydrate, composed of two monosaccharides, thus yields two monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis. Disaccharide
Any of the group of a long chain of hydrocarbon derived from the breakdown of fats through a process called hydrolysis Fatty acids
A six carbon sugar abundant in plants. Fructose
A simple monosaccharide sugar that serves as the main source of energy and as an important metabolic substrate for most living things Glucose
A statement suggesting an explanation for an observation or an answer to a specific problem hydrolysis
Of or pretending to be something that cannot be dissolved Insoluble
A disaccharide sugar deprived from galactose and glucose that is found in milk Lactose
A molecule that may react chemically to another molecule of the same type to form a larger molecule, such as dimer, trimer, and tetramer Monomer
A simple sugar such as fructose ,glucose ,and ribose Monosaccharide
An organic compound or any substance containing a carbon based compound Organic
Compound consisting of amino acids connected by amide bond peptide
The process by which living cells that contain chlorophyll use light energy to make organic compounds inorganic materials Phospholipids
A compound made up of several repeating units or protomers polymer
Any of a class of carbohydrates formed by repeating units link together by glycosidic bonds Polysaccharide
A fatty acid with all potential hydrogen binding sites filled Saturated fat
A polysaccharide carbohydrate consisting of a large number of glucose monosaccharide units joined together by glycosidic bonds found especially in seeds, bulbs, and tubers Starch
A group name for lipids that contain a hydrogenated ring system Steroid
A complex carbohydrate found in many plants and used as a sweetening agent Sucrose
A fat that contains a carbon-carbon double bond, or fat containing unsaturated fatty acids. Unsaturated fat

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Biochemistry Crossword

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Monomer of Proteins Amino Acid
A coplex sugar that fuels the body Carbohydrate
A set group of elements in an amino acid Carboxyl
A chemical that speeds up reactions without taking on any permanent change itself Catalyst
Makes up plant cell walls Cellulose
A common steroid in the human body that can case heart disease Cholesterol
(In comtext to deeper science)The act of losing or removing water to bond two compounds Dehydration
What happens to proteins when their hydrogen bonds are broken and they are straightened out Denature
A carbohydrate consisting of two sugars Disaccharide
A catalyst associated with digestion and the exceleration of reactions Enzyme
A caroxylic acid found in fats and oils Fatty Acid
A sugar that is relatively sweet and is found in fruit Fructose
A simple sugar that is found in starch in great chains, is a monosaccharide Glucose
A clear nontoxic solution that is sweet and is known for being a laxitive, is the "Backbone" of lipids Glycerol
The act of adding water to break apart bonds/compounds Hydrolysis
Unable to dissolve in water Insoluble
A disaccharide found primarily in dairy products, some humans lack the Enzyme to break it down you could almost say they are "Intolerable" Lactose
Make up polymers "The class is a polymer so we are ..." Monomer
A simple Carbohydrate consisting of one sugar, glucose is an example of this Monosaccharide
Derived from natural/living matter. Vegans only eat... foods Organic
The type of bonds that hold together Aino Acids and are roken down by Enzymes Peptide
A type of lipid that makes up cell membranes Phospholipids
Made up of monomers, " We are monomers so te class is a....." Polymer
A carbohdrate that contains 3 or more sugars, sometimes in chains. Polysaccharide
The varrying group of elements in an Amino Acid R-Group
A fat that is solid at room temperature and originates from Meats Saturated Fat
A carbohydrate produced by all plants that is made up of many units of glucose Starch
A sub group of lipids that is associated with cholesterol and testosterone, An athlete that is a little extra beefy could be on... Steroid
"Table Sugar" Sucrose
A fat that is liquid at room temperature and originates from plants Unsaturated Fat

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Food and Nutrition Crossword

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The starches and sugars present in foods which are made up of carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen, which are used to store energy for the body. Carbohydrates
An indigestible complex carbohydrate that is found in the tough, stringy parts of vegetables, fruits, and whole grains. Fiber
The amount of energy required by the body to maintain minimum essential life functions. Basal Metabolic Rate
Nutrients that help build and maintain body cells and tissues which are made of long chains of molecules called amino acids. Proteins
Substances in food that your body needs to grow, to repair itself, and to supply you with energy. Nutrients
A fatty substance that does not dissolve in water. lipid
Units of heat that measure the energy used by the body and the energy that foods supply to the body. Calories
The long stiff fibers that make up the walls of plant cells which are made of long chains of glucose (sugar) molecules linked together. Cellulose
The kinds and amounts of food and drinks a person usually consumes (eats & drinks). Diet
The total of all the chemical reactions an organism needs to survive. The process of chemical digestion and its related reactions. Metabolism
The Nutrition Label helps you determine the amount of calories and nutrients in one serving of food. Nutrition Label
Special carbohydrates that are found in foods like rice, wheat, corn, potatoes, and peas. Starches
Specific chemical compounds which are the building blocks of proteins. Amino Acids
When the amount of calories you consume is EQUAL to the amount of energy calories your body uses during activity during a day. Energy Balance

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Carbohydrates and Lipids Crossword

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Organic compounds build from monosaccharides, containing mostly carbon and water Carbohydrates
Monomer of carbohydrates. Smallest sugars. Glucose, Fructose, Galactose Monosaccharide
Combination of two monosaccharide sugars. Sucrose, Maltose, Lactose Disaccharide
Long chain of monosaccharides joined together. Starch, Glycogen, Cellulose, Chitin Polysaccharide
Simple sugar used to make energy. C6H12O6 Glucose
Monosaccharide found in fruit Fructose
Table sugar. Glucose + Fructose Sucrose
Sugar foundi n milk. Glucose + Galactose Lactose
Polysaccharide containing thousands of glucose monomers. Energy storage in plants Starch
Polysaccharide containing thousands of glucose monomers. Short term energy storage in animals Glycogen
Polysaccharide containing thousands of glucose monomers arranged to give structure to plants. Not digestible by humans Cellulose
Polysaccharide that makes up the exoskeleton of Arthropoda and found in the cell wall of some fungi and algae Chitin
Biomolecule that is insoluble in water. Fats, Phospholipids, and Steroids Lipid
Primary form of fat in foods and your body. Long term energy storage. Triglyceride
Main component of cell membranes. Similar to a triglyceride, except a fatty acid is replaced with a polar head Phospholipid
Class of lipids that contains hormones and cholesterol Steroids
Chain of carbons and hydrogen sulfide that make up fats and phospholipids Fattyacid
Backbone of fats and phospholipids Glycerol
Type of fats that have a hydrogen attached to every carbon. Unhealthy fat Saturated
Type of fats that have at least one double bond between two carbons. Healthier fat Unsaturated
Structural component of cell membranes, and a precursor to some hormones Cholesterol
Primary male hormone responsible for regulation of the reproductive system and secondary sex characteristics Testosterone
Primary female hormone responsible for development and regulation of the reproductive system and secondary sex characteristics Estrogen
A primary female hormone involved in mentruation and pregnancy Progesterone
Enzyme that digests fat Lipase
Lipids that are liquid at room temperature Oil

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