reduced form of the biological unit of energy, ATP. ADP has one less phosphate group than ATP.
biological unit of energy, which consists of an adenosine (an adenine group and a ribose sugar) and three phosphate groups
organic molecule that contains carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen and provides energy to cells
steroid lipid that helps with the production of steroid hormones and vitamins and controls cell membrane fluidity
organic molecule containing coded instructions for the life processes of an organism, which consists of nucleotides bonded together in the form of a double helix
lipid consisting of a hydrophilic head made up of a carboxyl group () and a hydrophobic tail made up of a hydrocarbon chain
structure containing a high proportion of proteins and some lipids that transports hydrophobic molecules in water
structure containing a high proportion of lipids and some proteins that transports hydrophobic molecules in water
single sugar molecule, known also as a simple sugar. It is the most basic unit of carbohydrates.
lipid molecule composed of glycerol (a carbon compound) bonded to two fatty acids and phosphate
organic molecule that carries genetic messages out of the nucleus; consists of a single strand of nucleic acids
fatty acid with only single bonds, whose carbons are bonded with the maximum number of hydrogens
fatty acid that has one or more double bonds and thus fewer than the maximum number of hydrogens