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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

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

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

Biomolecules Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Biochemistry Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Amino Acid
Carboxyl
Carbohydrate
catalyst
Cellulose
Cholesterol
Dehydration
Denature
Disaccharide
Enzyme
Fatty Acid
Fructose
Glucose
Glycerol
Hydrolysis
Insoluble
Lactose
Monomer
Monosaccharide
Organic
Peptide
Phospholipids
polymer
Polysaccharide
RGroup
Saturated fat
Starch
Steriod
Sucrose
Unsaturated Fat

Macromolecules Crossword

Type
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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

Biochemistry Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
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

Biological Molecules Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The individual repeating units that make a polymer. Monomer
The type of reaction that uses water to break a bond. Hydrolysis
The type of reaction that yields water and a bond is produced. Condensation
Carbohydrates are made of carbon, oxygen and ___________. Hydrogen
The monomer unit in a carbohydrate. Monosaccharides
The monomer unit in a protein. Amino Acid
The type of bond that joins monomers in a carbohydrate. Glycosidic
The type of bond that joins monomers in a protein. Peptide
The type of bond found in a lipid. Ester
The name of the molecule comprised of glycerol and three fatty acids. Triglyceride
An example of a protein that has a quaternary structure. Collagen
Level of protein structure that involves hydrogen bonds, ionic bonds, disulfide bridges and hydrophobic/hydrophilic interactions between R-groups on the same polypeptide chain. Tertiary
Bonds involved in creating the secondary structure of a protein. Hydrogen
The polysaccharide in starch that is branched. Amylopectin
Example of a carbohydrate that is made of B-glucose monomers. Cellulose
Number of carbon rings in cholesterol. Four

Biochemistry crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
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

Biochemistry Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

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