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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

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

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

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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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

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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

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

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

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

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

cellular respiration crossword puzzle

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A compound that functions as a coenzyme in many biological acetylation reactions and is formed as an intermediate in the oxidation of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. Acetyl CoA
a simple sugar that is an important energy source in living organisms and is a component of many carbohydrates Glucose
An organic compound that is composed of adenosine and two phosphate groups ADP
first stage of cellular respiration, it occurs in cytoplasm of the cell, splitting of a sugar Glycolysis
composed of adenosine, ribose, and three phosphate ATP
pH is a measure of the hydorgen ion concentration of a solution. Solutions with a high concentration of hydrogen ions have a low pH and solutions with a low concentrations of H+ ions have a high pH. H+ ions
A series of metabolic processes that take place within a cell in which biochemical energy is harvested from organic substance and stored as energy carriers for use in energy-requiring activities of the cell. Cellular respiration
consisting of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen. H2O
essential to metabolism of carbohydrates and fats and some amino acids. Coenzyme A
A series of enzymatic reactions in aerobic organisms involving oxidative metabolism of acetyl units and producing high-energy phosphate compounds such as ATP, which serve as the main source of cellular energy. Krebs cycle
process of particles, which are sometimes called solutes, moving through a solution or gas from an area of higher number of particles to an area of lower number of particles. Concentration gradient
power house of the cell Mitochondria
contents outside of the nucleus and enclosed within the cell membrane of a cell. It is clear in color and has a gel-like appearance. Cytoplasm
two nucleotides joined through their phosphate groups, with one nucleotide containing an adenine base and the other containing nicotinamide NAD+
a crystalline organic acid, C 4 H 4 O 5 , that is an important intermediate in the Krebs cycle Oxaloacetate
electron accepter that is utilized in cellular respiration. FADH2
a colorless, odorless, gaseous element constituting about one-fifth of the volume of the atmosphere and present in a combined state in nature Oxygen
is an important enzyme that provides energy for the cell to use through the synthesis of adenosine triphosphate  ATP Synthase
end product of glycolysis, which is converted into acetyl coA that enters the Krebs cycle when there is sufficient oxygen available Pyruvate