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smallest unit of life atom
an atom that cannot be broken down any further element
substance made of atoms of different elements compound
atom that gains or loses one or more electrons ion
made of monomers bonded together, large polymer
reached when voth product and reactent are made at once equilibrium
chemical energy is released exothermic
chemical energy absorbed endothermic
catalyst for chemical reactions in living things enzymes
two or more atoms held together by covalent bonds molecule
contain carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, and sometimes sulfer amino acids
non polar molecules that include fats, oils, and cholesterol lipid
polymer made of monomers called amino acids protein
substances made by a chemical reaction product
products changed during a chemical reaction reactants

Macromolecules Crossword

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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

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

Chemistry of Life Crossword

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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 Reactions Crossword

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A chemical reaction that requires heat Endothremic
The law that states that energy cannot be created or destroyed but can be change another LCE
The minimum amount of energy required to start a chemical reaction Activation Energy
A substance that slows down or stops a chemical reaction Inhibitor
A substance that changes the rate of a chemical reaction without being used up or changed very much Catalyst
A chemical reaction in which heat is released to the surroundings Exothermic
A combination of chemical symbols and numbers to represent a substance Chemical Formula
A representation of a chemical reaction that uses symbols to show the relationship between the reactants and the products Chemical Equation
A substance or molecule that participates in a chemical reaction Reactant
The substance that forms in a chemical reaction Product
2 or more substances combine to form a new compound Synthesis
A compound decomposes into 2 or more simpler substances Decomposition
1 element replaces another element in a compound Single Replacement

Unit 2- Chemistry of Life Crossword

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Description

The smallest unit of matter(cannot be broken down by chemical means) Atom
A substance made of only one kind of atom (a pure substance) Element
A substance made of the joined atoms of two or more different elements Compound
A group of atoms held together by covalent bonds 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 ditributed in another substance Solution
Compounds that form hydrogen ions when dissolved in water Acid
Compounds that reduce the concentration of hydrogen ions in a solution Base
Organic compound made of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms in proportion of 1:2:1 Carbohydrate
Nonpolar molecules that are not soluble in water Lipid
A chain of amino acids linked together Protein
The building blocks of protein Amino Acid
A long chain of nucleotide Nucleic Acid
The ability to move or change matter Energy
The energy needed to start a chemical reaction Activation Energy
Substances that increase the speed of chemical reactions Enzymes
A substances on which an enzymes acts during chemical reaction Substrate
Pockets formed by deep folds in large protein Active Site

Biomolecules Crossword

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Description

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

Chemistry of life Crossword

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Description

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

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

Unit 2- Chemistry of Life Crossword

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Description

the smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element Atom
cannot be decomposed, and is made up of atoms all with identical number of protons. Element
formed when two or more chemical elements are chemically bonded together. Compound
a group of atoms bonded together, representing the smallest fundamental unit of a chemical compound that can take part in a chemical reaction. Molecule
sticking together of alike molecules, such as water molecule being attracted to another water molecule. Cohesion
The force of attraction between unlike molecules, or the attraction between the surfaces of contacting bodies. Adhesion
homogenous mixture in which the particles of one or more substances are distributed uniformly throughout another substance. Solution
Any of a class of compounds that form hydrogen ions when dissolved in water, and whose aqueous solutions react with bases and certain metals to form salts. Acid
substances that accept protons from acids. Base
molecular compounds made from just three elements: carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. Carbohydrates
naturally occurring molecules that include fats, waxes, sterols, fat-soluble vitamins, monoglycerides, diglycerides, triglycerides, phospholipids, and others. Lipids
A molecule composed of polymers of amino acids joined together by peptide bonds. Protein
consist of either one or two long chains of repeating units called nucleotides, and consists of a nitrogen base attached to a sugar phosphate. Nucleic Acid
link together bonds in a particular order as defined by genes. Amino acids
Use the metabolic capacities of organisms to convert some combination of light, biomass, organic compounds, gases and water into useful chemical-bond energy. Energy
the energy required to start a reaction. Active Energy
accelerate, or catalyze, chemical reactions. Enzymes
Material or substance on which an enzyme acts. Substrate
The specific region of an enzyme where a substrate binds and catalysis takes place or where chemical reaction occurs. Active Site

Ch 2: CHEMISTRY OF LIFE Crossword

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smallest basic unit of live atom
one particular type of atom which cannot be broken down into simpler substances element
substance made of atoms of different elements bonded together in a certain ratio compound
atom that gained or lost one or more electrons ion
forms through the electrical force between atoms with opposite charges ionic bond
forms when atoms share a pair of electrons covalent bond
two or more atoms held together by covalent bonds molecule
attraction between a slightly positive hydrogen atom and a slightly negative atom hydrogen bond
attraction among molecules of a substance cohesion
attraction among molecules of different substances adhesion
mixture of substances that is the same throughout solution
substance that dissolves in a solvent solute
substance that is present in the great amount and that dissolves another substance solvent
compound that releases a proton when dissolved in water acid
compound that remove H+ ions from solution base
scale to measure acidity or H+ concentration pH
small molecules that make up each subunit in a complete molecule monomer
large molecule made of many small units bonded together polymer
molecules composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen-sugars and starches carboydrates
nonpolar molecules that include fats, oils and cholesterol lipids
polymer made of monomers called amino acids protein
polymers that are made of monomers called nucleotides nucleic acids
change substances into different substances by breaking and forming chemical bonds chemical reactions
substances that change during a chemical reactions reactants
substances made by a chemical reaction products