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large molecule that is formed when smaller molecules join together macromolecules
long chains of sugar molecules carbohydrates
contains genetic information nucleic acid
includes instructions that enables the cell to grow DNA
one type of lipid cholesterol
released through chemical reactions energy
provides support in plant cell walls cellulose
forms the cell membrane lipids
used to make proteins RNA
join to form nucleic acids nucleotides
made of long chains of amino acids proteins
main part of any cell water
explanation based on observations and experiments theory
explanation that cells come from preexisting cells cell theory
make proteins ribosomes
makes proteins or lipids endoplasmic reticulum
the biggest part of the cell nucleus
recycles cell waste lysosome
packs proteins for transport golgi
holds large amounts of water vacuoles

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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

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Cell Structure and Function Crossword

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All living things are made of one or more cells cell theory
Long chains of amino acid molecules proteins
A fluid inside a cell that contains salts and other molecules cytoplasm
Formed by joining many small molecules together macromolecules
Macromolecules that form when long chains of molecules called nucleotides join together nucleic acids
A large macromolecule that does not dissolve in water lipid
A network of threadlike proteins that are joined together cytoskeleton
Structures that have specialized functions. They are surrounded by membranes organelles
Membrane-bound organelles that use light energy and make food-a sugar called glucose-from water and carbon dioxide chloroplasts
The movement of substances through a cell membrane without using the cell's energy passive transport
The movement of substances from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration diffusion
the diffusion of water molecules only through a membrane osmosis
Molecules pass through a cell membrane using special proteins called transport proteins facilitated diffusion
The movement of substances through a cell membrane only by using the cell's energy active transport
The process during which a cell takes in a substance by surrounding it with the cell membrane endocytosis
The process during which a cell'svesicles release their contents outside the cell exocytosis

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Characteristics of Life Crossword

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Liquid part of a cell inside the cell membrane Cytoplasm
Membrane surrounded component of a eukaryotic cell with a specialized function Organelle
Stiff structure outside the cell membrane that protects a cell from attack by viruses and other harmful organisms CellWall
A large macromolecule that does not dissolve in water Lipid
Series of chemical reactions that convert light energy, water, and carbon dioxide into the food energy molecule glucose and give off oxygen Photosynthesis
Process by which glucose is broken down into smaller molecules Glycolysis
Process during which a cell takes in a substance by surrounding it with the cell membrane Endocytosis
The movement of substances through a cell membrane using the cell's energy ActiveTransport
Macromolecules that form when long chains of molecules called nucleotides join together. NucleicAcids
When joining many small molecules together Macromolecule
One sugar molecule, two sugar molecules, or a long chain of sugar molecules Carbohydrates
Network of threadlike proteins joined together that gives a cell it's shape and helps it move Cytoskeleton
Long chains of amino acid molecules Proteins
All living things are made of one or more cells, the cell is the smallest unit of life, and all new cells come from preexisting cells CellTheory
Reaction that eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells can use to obtain energy from food when oxygen levels are low Fermentation
Process during which a cell's vesicles release their contents outside the cell Exocytosis
Flexible covering that protects the inside of a cell from the environment outside the cell CellMembrane
Movement of substance through a cell membrane without using the cell's energy PassiveTransport
Membrane-bound organelle that uses light energy and males glucose from water and carbon dioxide in the process of photosynthesis Chloroplast
An organism's ability to maintain steady internal conditions when outside conditions change Homeostasis
The smallest unit of life Cell
Living things that are made of only one cell Unicellular
Movement of substances from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration Diffusion
Series of chemical reactions that convert the energy in food molecules into a usable form of energy called ATP CellularRespiration
Things that have all the characteristics of life Organism
Living things that are made from two or more cells Multicellular
Part of a eukaryotic cell that directs cell activity and contains genetic info stored in DNA Nucleus

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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

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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

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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

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Characteristics of Life Crossword

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Something that has all the charcateristics of life. Organism
The smallest unit of all life. Cell
A living thing made up of only one cell. Unicellular
A living thing made up of two or more cells. Multicellular
An organisms ability to maintain steady internal conditions when outside conditions change. Homeostasis
Substance that forms when many small molecules join together. Macromolecule
Theory that states: All living things are made up one or more cells; Cells are the smallest unit of life; All new cells come from preexisting cells. Cell Theory
A macromolecule made up of one or more sugar molecules. This is the body's main source of energy. Carbohydrates
Long chain of ammino acid molecules. Protien
Large macromolecule that doesn't dissovle in water. Lipid
A macromolecule that forms when long chains of nucleotides molecules join together. Nucleic Acid
The fexlable covering surrounding the cell to protect the inside of the cell from the environment outside the cell. Cell Membrane
Stiff structure outside the cell membrane that protects cell from attack of viruses and any other harmful organism. Cell Wall
Membrane-surrounded component of a eukaryotic cell with a specialized function. Organelle
Liquid part of a cell inside the cell membrane. Cytoplasm
Network of thread like protiens joined together that gives cells their shape and helps them move. Cytoskeleton
Part of a eukaryotic cell that directs cell activity and contains genetic info stored in DNA. Nucleus
Movement of substances through a cell membrane without using the cells energy Passive Transport
Membrane-bound organelle that uses light energy and make glucose from water and carbn dioxide in the process of photosythesis. Chloroplast
Movement of substances through a cell membrane using the cell's energy. Active Transport
Movement of substances from an area of lower concentration. Diffusion
Process during which a cell takes in a substance by surrounding it with the cell membrane Endocytosis
Process by which cell's vesicals release their contents outside the cell. Exocytosis
Reaction that eukaryotes and prokaryote cells can use to obtain energy when oxygen levels are low. Fermentation
Series of chemical reactions that convert light energy, water and carbon dioxide into food energy glucose and give off oxygen. Photosynthesis
Process by which glucose is broken down into smaller parts. Glycolysis

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Unit 2- Chemistry of Life Crossword

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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

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DNA and RNA Crossword

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A change in the genetic material of cell Mutation
Each three base set of genetic code. Codon
The cell uses information from mRNA to make proteins during _____________ . Translation
The language for naming RNA. Genetic code
A condition in which an organism has extra set of chromosome. Polyploidy
A group of three bases of tRNA molecule that are complementary to the three bases of condon of mRNA. Anticodon
The tips of chromosomes. Telomere
The process of copying DNA from DNA. Replication
A kind of virus that infects bacteria cell. Bacteriophage
The process in which one stain of bacteria is change by a gene or genes from another bacteria. Transformation
An enzyme that joins individual nucleotides to produce a new strand of DNA. DNA Polymerase
A long chains of amino acids that make proteins Polypeptides
The synthesis of an RNA molecule from a DNA template , or pattern. Transcription
A type of RNA that carries copies of instructions for the assembly of amino acids into proteins from DNA to all cell part. mRNA
A type of RNA that carries each amino acid to form ribosomes. Transfer RNA
A singled-stranded nucleic acid that contains the sugar ribose. RNA
A chemical or physical agent in the environment that interacts with DNA and may cause mutation. Mutagen
A cell that contains two sets of homologous chromosomes. Diploid
A cell that contains only one set of genes. Haploid
Chromosomes in which one set comes from male parent and another set comes from female parent Homologous

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water and macromolecules Crossword

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oil, wax, and butter are examples of lipid
when water travels up a plants stems this property is called capillary action
when water sticks to other surfaces this is called adhesion
when water molecules stick to each other this property is called cohesion
this macromolecule stores genetic information nucleic acid
proteins have monomers which are called amino acids
proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, and nucleic acids are all examples of a macromolecule
when water sticks to water they make bonds called hydrogen bonds
enzymes are examples of a protein
words that end with ose are considered to be carbohydrates
nucleic acids have a monomer that's called a nucleotide
some bugs are able to float on top of the water because waters surface tension
water is considered to be so unique because of its polarity
water is a universal solvent
when a solution has high water concentration outside the cell it is hypotonic
when water moves from low to high concentration this transport is active
a group of amino acids make a chain called a polypeptide chain
the polymer of a nucleic acid is called a polynucleotide
when people go out because there is water in their body they do not burn up this is because their high heat capacity
when water travels through the concentration plane it is called osmosis

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