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Roy Lan #2 KTH 10/24/09 2-3 Outline 1. Vocabulary a. Monomer i. small unit that can join together with other small units to form polymers b. Polymer i. large compound formed from combinations of many monomers c. Carbohydrate i. compound made up of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms; major source of energy for the human body d. Monosaccharide i. Single Sugar Molecule e. Polysaccharide i. large macromolecule formed from monosaccharides f. Lipid i. macromolecule made mainly from carbon and hydrogen atoms; includes fats, oils, and waxes g. Nucleic Acid i. macromolecule containing hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, carbon, and phosphorus h. Nucleotide
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i. monomer of nucleic acids made up of a 5-carbon sugar, a phosphate group, and a nitrogenous base i. RNA i. single-stranded nucleic acid that contains the sugar ribose j. DNA i. nucleic acid that contains the sugar deoxyribose k. Protein i. macromolecule that contains carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, and nitrogen; needed by the body for growth and repair and to make up
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