Monomers are the basic building blocks of organic molecules

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* Monomers are the basic building blocks of organic molecules.    * Monomers are linked together in a chemical reaction known as a dehydration  synthesis or a condensation reaction to form more complicated polymers, long chains of  the basic monomer unit.  * The polymers may be broken down in a process known as hydrolysis.
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Unformatted text preview: * Organic compounds are those that contain carbon. Four major groups of organic molecules that are important to biological systems are: 1. carbohydrates 2. lipids 3. proteins 4. nucleic acids. * Each group can be compared based on molecular structure, major categories and examples, and functions in biological systems....
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course BIOLOGY bi 101 taught by Professor - during the Fall '10 term at Montgomery.

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