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A long molecule consisting of many similar or identical building blocks. Polymer
What is the small repetitive building-block molecules are called? Monomers
What reaction occurs when two monomers bond together through the loss of a water molecule? Dehydration
What are breakdown of Polymers? Synthesis
The sugars and the polymers of sugars are called..... Carbohydrates
What consists of two monosaccharides joined by a covalent bond? Disaccharide
What is the storage polysaccharide of plants called? Starch
What a storage polysaccharide in animals called? Glycogen
What is the most abundant organic molecule on Earth? Cellulose
What is a structural that can be found in the exoskeleton? Chitin
What is a class of large biological molecules that do not form polymers? Lipids
What structure results from interaction among various side chains? Tertiary
What is the loss of a protein's native structure called? Denaturation

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

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

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

Biochemistry Crossword Puzzle

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Description

Building Blocks of Macromolecules MONOMER
"Fruit Sugars" FRUCTOSE
2 Sugar Groups Bonded Together DISACCHARIDE
Most Common Simple Sugar GLUCOSE
"many" monomers linked together POLYMER
Takes the Longest to Break Down POLYSACCHARIDE
Also Known As Fiber... CELLULOSE
Holds Reserve Energy (Storage) STARCH
Their Primary Function is to Provide Energy CARBOHYDRATES
Differentiates the Different Amino Acids RGROUP
A Type of Protein that Speeds Up Reactions ENZYME
A Bond Between Amino Acids PEPTIDEBOND
Molecules Changing Shape Because of Hydrogen Bonds Breaking DENATURE
Taking Away H2O DEHYDRATION
Protein Monomers AMINOACIDS
Fats Found in Plants Are... UNSATURATED
Fats Found in Animals Are... SATURATED
Important For Cell Membranes PHOSPHOLIPIDS
The Most Important Steroid For the Body CHOLESTEROL
A Ring Of Fatty Acid STEROID
The Process in Which H2O is Added to Break Bonds HYDROLYSIS
Gives Directionality to a Protein CARBOXYL
Lipids Can't Dissolve or Are... INSOLUBLE
Basic Building Blocks of Carbohydrates MONOSACCHARIDE
A Disaccharide Commonly Known as Table Salt SUCROSE
A Disaccharide Commonly Known as Milk LACTOSE
The Type of Acids Found in Fat FATTYACID
Another Name For Enzymes Not Used in Reactions CATALYST
Came From Something Living ORGANIC
Fats That Come From Animals Contain 1 GLYCEROL

Biochemistry: Macromolecules! Crossword

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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

Biochemistry Crossword

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The building block of proteins AminoAcid
A synonym for Sachharide Carbohydrate
A large group of acids that have a decisive R group Carboxyl
A substance that speeds up the chemical reaction Catalyst
A Polysaccharide made of chains of glucose Cellulose
Creates the cell membranes wall and structure Cholesterol
Taking away water, normally while binding Dehydration
Break down proteins with a base or acid Denature
Like a monosaccharide, but there is 2 mono Disaccharide
A biological molecule used to break down food Enzyme
Source of energy, can be saturated or unsaturated Fatty acid
Sugar from fruit Fructose
Most common form of sugar, made from photosynthesis Glucose
Another energy source, in high amounts is unhealthy Glycerol
When a compund break downs because of water Hydrolysis
When water doesn't break the compound down Insoluble
A disaccharide sugar found mostly in dairy Lactose
Molecule that can be bound to other identical ones Monomer
Simplest form of a carbohydrate made up of one sugar Monosaccharide
When a compound contains carbon Organic
A biological chain of amino acids bound together Peptide
A lipid that contains a phosphate group Phospholipids
A molecule made up of multiple monomers Polymer
A chain of multiple monosachharides Polysaccharide
The group of atoms on a acid that identify it R-group
A fat where there is no C=C bonds SaturatedFat
A carbohydrate made up of many glucose that is insoluble Starch
A lipid, and the most common for of it is Cholesterol Steroid
What most commonly refer to as sugar, table sugar Sucrose
Fat found mostly in fats, has 1 or more C=C bonds Unsaturated fat

Biochemistry crossword puzzle

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Description

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

Macromolecules Crossword

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Description

Adenine and Guanine PURINES
A sequence of monomers is referred to as a POLYMER
A macromolecule is composed of these single units MONOMERS
These are involved in tertiary structure. SIDECHAINS
This bond links the backbone in nucleic acids. PHOSPHODIESTERBONDS
This nucleic acid is single stranded. RNA
Composed of C,H, and O in a ratio of 1:2:1 CARBOHYDRATES
Protein's are very specific in their _____, as it determines their function STRUCTURE
This form of lipids are held together by an ester bond. TRIGLYCERIDE
This "macromolecule" doesn't match the definition perfectly. LIPIDS
Monomer of carbohydrates MONOSACCHARIDE
DNA -> RNA -> ______ PROTEIN
Covalent bonds between amino acids result in this specific type of bond PEPTIDEBOND
Nucleic acids are built from chains of NUCLEOTIDES
Only some proteins have this type of structure. QUATERNARY
If a protein is dropped in strong acid, it will... DENATURE
This macromolecule is made of amino acids PROTEIN
This lipid is found in cell membranes. PHOSPHOLIPID
This nitrogenous base is not found in RNA. THYMINE
Triglycerides have 3 of these, while phospholipids have 2. FATTYACIDTAILS
The plant equivalent to an animal's glycogen STARCH
Bond that joins two or more carbohydrate monomers together GLYCOSIDICLINKAGE
This word can be used to describe a fatty acid found in plants or fish. UNSATURATED
Reaction used to create polymers DEHYDRATION
Steroids are lipids that are composed of ______ rings. FOUR
Alpha helixes and beta sheets are created in what level of structure? SECONDARY

The Science of Food Word Search

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Description

amino acid
calorie
carbohydrate
chemical bond
chemical indicator
chemical reaction
compound
covalent bond
dehydration synthesis
disaccharide
element
glucose
homeostasis
hydrolysis
ionic bond
lipid
macromolecule
monomer
monosaccharide
nutrient
polymer
polysaccharide
protein

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