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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

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

The Science of Food Word Search

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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

Macromolecules Crossword

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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

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

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

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

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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vanderwaalsforce
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electron
neutron
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nucleus
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Biochemistry Word Search

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Carbohyrdate
Condensation reaction
Dehydration synthesis
Nucleic acid
Lock & key model
Catalyst
Enzyme
Amino acid
Protein
Lipid
Saccharide
Monomer
pH
Adhesion
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