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active site
enzyme
hemoglobin
dimer
monomer
macromolecules
carbon
molecule
electron
neutron
proton
atom
nucleic acid
carbohydrate
protein
lipid

Biochemistry: Macromolecules! Crossword

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Description

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

Unit 2 Vocab Word Search

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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

Biology Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Biomolecules Crossword

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Crossword
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

Macromolecules Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A catalyst that binds with a substrate. Enzyme
A macromolecule that is made up of monosaccharides. Carbohydrate
The process of breaking a molecule down to its monomers. Hydrolysis
An enzyme found in the stomach. Pepsin
A macromolecule that is made up of amino acids. Protein
The word ending/suffix of a carbohydrate. ose
The word ending/suffix of an enzyme. ase
A macromolecule that is made up of nucleotides. Nucleic Acid
A nucleic acid that gives energy to the body. ATP
A macromolecule that is made up of fatty acids. Lipid
An enzyme found in saliva. Amylase
Enzymes can be affected by _______ temperatures. High
The place where a substrate binds to an enzyme. Active Site

Chemical Basis of Life Word Search

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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

Chemistry of Life Crossword

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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

Chemistry of life Crossword

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Crossword
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

Macromolecules Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Monomer of nucleic acid nucleotide
Monomer of carbohydrate monosaccharide
Monomer of protein amino acid
Speeds up reactions enzyme
Enzymes are this type of macromolecule protein
Fats, oils, and waxes Lipid
Foods such as bread and pasta are high in this Carbohydrate
Building block of a larger molecule. "one" unit Monomer
Water sticking to other things Adhesion
Water sticks to itself Cohesion
Water is a _________ compound Polar
All life is built around this element Carbon

Macromolecules Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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