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Unformatted text preview: covalent bond between them, forming water as a byproduct catalysis - positioning and stressing the correct bonds; done by enzymes hydrolysis- adding water to break a covalent bond in a macromolecule polymer macromolecules amino acid >> polypeptide >> intermediate filament nucleotide >> DNA strand >> chromosome fatty acid >> fat molecule >> adipose cells w/ fat droplets monosaccharide >> starch >> starch grains in chloroplasts functional groups- specific atomic groups added to a hydrocarbon core...
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