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Unformatted text preview: amino acids 2. Many proteins are enzymes which carry out the various metabolic activities of cells 3. Other proteins serve structural roles in cells Nucleic Acids 1. Long polymers (chains) of subunit molecules called nucleotides 2. DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is the genetic material of cells 3. RNA (ribonucleic acid) serves several roles in transmitting and interpreting the genetic material Be sure to give chapter 3 a careful reading! You will find this information useful throughout the course. 1...
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