6_Biological_Molecules-S - Biological Molecules What are the building blocks of life Why From the smallest single-celled organism to the tallest tree

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Biological Molecules 1 Biological Molecules What are the building blocks of life?Why? Model 1 – Molecules of Life Carbohydrates (monosaccharides) Glucose Galactose Fructose Lipids Glycerol Fatty acids Triglyceride (fat or oil) Proteins (amino acids) Alanine Cysteine Amine group Nucleic acids (nucleotides) O OH H H H O H OH H OH H OH O OH H H O H H OH H OH H OH O OH H O H OH H H O H OH C C C H H OH H OH H H OH C O (CH 2 ) 12 CH 3 O H C O (CH 2 ) 7 CH=CH(CH 2 ) 7 CH 3 O H C C H H H O C O CH 3 OCO(CH 2 ) 7 CH=CH(CH 2 ) 7 CH 3 C H H O C CH 3 O C O (CH 2 ) 14 CH 3 O H C R H N C O OH H H C H N C O OH H H CH 2 SH C CH 3 H N C O OH H H N O O OH O H OH O P N N N NH 2 OH Variable R side chain Carboxylic acid group Nitrogen base Phosphate group Sugar
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