Type
Crossword
Description

energy energy
catalyst catalyst
digestion digestion
enzyme enzyme
substrate substrate
product product
temperature temperature
reactant reactant
active site active site
quantity quantity
ph scale ph scale
protein protein
specialization specialization
dna dna
rna rna
genetics genetics
nucleus nucleus
transcription transcription
translation translation
glucose glucose

Unit 2 Vocab Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

peptidebond
polar molecule
van der Waals forces
substrate
solution
reactant
protein
product
polymer
pH
nucleus
nucleotide
nucleic acid
monomer
molecule
mixture
metabolism
macromolecule
lipid
isotope
ionic bond
ion
hydrolysis
hydrogen bond
enzyme
element
dehydration
covalentbond
compound
chemical reaction
catalyst
carbohydrate
buffers
base
atom
amino acid
activation energy
acid

DNA, RNA, Protein Synthesis crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Type macromolecule know a nucleic acid. dna
a nucleid acid present in all living cell. rna
it is paired with guanine in double-stranded DNA. cytosine
a compoun that ocurrs in guano and fish scales. guanine
in DNA its place taken by thymine. uracil
a pyrimidine derivative, it is paired with adenine in double-stranded DNA thymine
a purine derivatinve, it is paired with thymine in double-stranded DNA. adenine
the shape of DNA. double helix
a sugar derived from ribose by replacing a hydroxyl group with hydrogen. deoxyribose
where does the mRNA travel to ribose
a compound consisting of a nucleosides linked to a phosphate group. nucleotide
process by which the genetic code puts together proteins in the cell. protein synthesis
messenger RNA, is a subtype of RNA. mrna
activated by enzyme that attaches a specific amino acid to the end trna
the first step of the central dogmainvolves the synthesis of mRNA from DNA in process transcription
once the mRNA is synthesized and processed, it moves to the ribosome. translation
a sphere- shaped structure within the cytoplasm of the cell that is composed of RNA and protein and is the site of protein synthesis. ribosome
the building blocks of all biological proteins. amino acid
set of three bases codon
opposite codon antidon
built from a large number of amino acids. polypeptide

Enzymes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What substance made by living beings acts as a catalyst to bring about a biochemical reaction? enzyme
What is the substance in which an enzyme acts on? substrate
What is it called when a substrate molecule interacts with the active site of an enzyme? enzyme substrate complex
What is the place where an enzyme and a substrate molecule react? active site
What is the perfect temperature, light and moisture for growth and reproduction called? optimum
What is the name for destroying the properties of molecule by heat or acidity? denature
what is the acidity or alkalinity of a solution called? ph
What describes the intensity of heat in the atmosphere or a substance? temperature
What is the enzyme in your mouth called? amylase
What is the digestive enzyme that breaks down proteins into amino acids? pepsin
What is the enzyme in the pancreas that digests fat? lipase
What is the process of breaking down food called? digestion

DNA Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A compound consisting of a nucleoside linked to a phosphate group. Nucleotides form the basic structural unit of nucleic acids such as DNA. Nucleotide
A pair of parallel helices intertwined aboucomt a mon axis,especially that in the structure of the DNA molecule. Double Helix
Constrains imposed by the molecular structure of DNA and RNA on the formation of hydrogen bonds among the four purine and pyrimidine bases such that adenine pairs with thymine or uracil, and guanine pairs with cytosine. Base-pairing rules
Genetics. The process by which double-stranded DNA makes copies of itself, each strand, as it separates, synthesizing a complementary strand. Replication
Any of a class of enzymes involved in the synthesis of deoxyribonucleic acid from its deoxyribonucleoside triphosphate precursors. DNA Polymerase
Molecular biology describes the two-step process, transcription and translation,by which the information in genes flows into proteins. Central Dogma
Any of a class of single-stranded molecules transcribed from DNA in the cell nucleus or in the mitochondrion or chloroplast RNA
The first step of gene expression, in which a particular segment of DNA is copied into RNA. Transcription
An enzyme that synthesizes the formation of RNA from a DNA template during transcription. RNA Polymerase
The form of RNA in which genetic information transcribed from DNA as a sequence of bases is transferred to a ribosome. Messenger RNA
A type of RNA, distinguished by its length and abundance, functioning in protein synthesis as a component of ribosomes. Ribosomal RNA
A small RNA molecule, consisting of a strand of nucleotides folded into a clover-leaf shape, that picks up an unattached amino acid within the cell cytoplasm and conveys it to the ribosome for protein synthesis. Transfer RNA
The process follows transcription in which the DNA sequence is copied (or transcribed) into an mRNA. Translation
A triplet of adjacent nucleotides in the messenger RNA chain that codes for a specific amino acid in the synthesis of a protein molecule. Codon
A codon that stops the synthesis of a protein molecule. Stop Codon
A codon that starts the synthesis of protein molecule. Start Codon
A sequence of three nucleotides in a region of transfer RNA that recognizes a complementary coding triplet of nucleotides in messenger RNA during translation by the ribosomes in protein biosynthesis. Anticodon
Occurs when a DNA gene is damaged or changed in such a way as to alter the genetic message carried by that gene. Mutation
A type of mutation that causes a single nucleotide base substitution, insertion, or deletion of the genetic material, DNA or RNA. Point Mutation
A number of nucleotides in a DNA sequence that is not divisible by three. Frameshift Mutation

Protein Synthesis Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

double membrane that acts as the storehouse for most cell's DNA Nucleus
molecule that allows for transmission of genetic information and protein synthesis RNA
monomer that forms DNA Nucleotide
in which two strands wind around one another, to that of a twisted ladder Double Helix
process by which DNA is copied Replication
enzyme that makes bonds between nucleotides DNA polymerase
either of the two sides that make up a double helix of DNA complementary side
matches Thymine and Uracil Adenine
matches with Cytosine Guanine
matches with Guanine Cytosine
matches with Adenine Thymine
matches with Adenine Uracil
nitrogenous base, has two circular ring structures, A, G match with a pyrimidine Purine
organelle that links amino acids together to form proteins Ribosome
nitrogenous base, has one circular ring structure, C, T match with purine Pyrimidine
process of copying a nucleotide sequence of DNA Transcription
process by which mRNA is decoded and a protein is produced Translation
enzyme that catalyzes the synthesis of a complementary strand RNA polymerase
carries genetic information from the nucleus to the cytoplasm Messenger RNA
RNA that is in the ribosome and guides the translation of mRNA into a protein Ribosomal RNA
form of RNA that brings amino acids to ribosomes during protein synthesis Transfer RNA
sequence of three nucleotides that codes for one amino acid Codon
sequence of three nucleotides in a tRNA molecule that binds to a complementary mRNA codon during translation Anticodon
molecule that makes up proteins, composed of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen and sometimes sulfur Amino Acid
Polymer composed of amino acids linked by peptide bonds; folds into a particular structure depending on bonds between amino acids Protein

Chemistry of Life Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The basic unit of a chemical element Atom
A substance that cannot be decomposed into simpler substances by chemical means Element
A substance formed when two or more chemical elements are chemically bonded together. Compound
A tiny or very small piece of something Molecule
The sticking together of alike molecules Cohesion
The force of attraction between unlike molecules Adhesion
A substance in which the particles are spread out evenly Solution
Any class of compounds that form hydrogen ions when dissolved in water Acid
A substance that accepts protons from acids Base
Molecular compounds made from just three elements, carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen Carbohydrates
A group of naturally occurring molecules that include fats, waxes, and steroids Lipids
A molecule composed of polymers of amino acids joined together by peptide bonds Proteins
DNA and RNA Nucleic Acid
The building blocks of protein. Only 20 of these. Amino acids
The strength and vitality required for sub stained physical or mental activity Energy
The minimum quantity of energy that the reacting species Activation energy
A substance produced by a living organism that acts as a catalyst to bring about reactions Enzyme
A substance or layer that underlies something or on which some process occurs in particular Substrate
A region on an enzyme that binds to a protein or other substances during a reaction Active site

Chemical Basis of Life Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

amino acid
monosaccharide
nucleotide
nucleic acid
lipid
protein
carbohydrate
monomer
polymer
macromolecule
inorganic compound
organic compound
buffer
base
acid
solvent
solute
solution
mixture
hydrogen bond
polar molecule
chemical property
physical property
substrate
active site
enzyme
catalyst
activation energy
product
reactant
chemical reaction
vanderwaalsforce
ionic bond
ion
molecule
covalent bond
compound
isotope
element
electron
neutron
proton
nucleus
atom
Substance

Biomolecules and Enzymes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

polymer of amino acids proteins
polymer of fatty acids lipids
type of carbohydrate monomer glucose
breads, fruits, vegetables carbohydrates
nucleic acid monomers nucleotide
enzymes ______ the activation energy of a reaction lower
the location where a substrate binds to an enzyme is called the ______ site active
substrates can also be known as ____ reactants
substrates are changed into ____ after being treated by an enzyme product
enzymes can either build up or _____ substrates breakdown
carbohydrates and lipids are both involved in either the immediate use or storage of _____ energy
enzymes are also known as ____ catalysts
enzymes increase the ____ of reactions speed

Macromolecules Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Nucleic Acid
Organic
Glucose
Enzyme
Phosphorus
Active site
Substrate
Amino acid
Carbohydrates
RNA
Nucleotide
DNA
Polysaccharide
Fats
Lipids
Protein
Monosaccharides

Unit 5: DNA and RNA Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

uracil
translation
transcription
trait
thymine
sugar
RNA
ribosome
radiation
proteinsynthesis
protein
polypeptide
phosphate
peptide bonds
nucleus
nucleotides
nucleic acid
nitrogen base
mutation
mutagen
hydrogen bonds
guanine
gene
double helix
DNAexpression
DNA
cytosine
complementary
codon
carcinogen
cancer
anticodon
amino acids
adenine
activated gene