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					Macromolecules – Biology Essentials                                     Brokenshire Biology
Name: _____________________________

What is a monomer? _________________________________________________________________

                                                            Building Blocks
                                                                                   What is this molecule
          Type               Examples of this molecule   What is molecule made
                                                                                     good/used for?
                                                                 up of?

          Lipid



      Nucleic Acid



        Protein



     Carbohydrate




_________________________________ reaction bonds monomers together to make polymers. _________ is

lost during this reaction.

What does a hydrolysis reaction do? __________________________________________________________



Nucleic Acids are _____________________________________________________________.

2 types of nucleic acids are ___________ and ___________.

What are the 3 parts of a nucleic acid?

1)



2)



3)
If a strand of DNA has directionality 5’ -------------------- 3’ ; what is the complementary strand?

a) 5’ -------------------- 3’ b) 3’ -------------------- 3’   c) 5’ -------------------- 5’   d) 3’ -------------------- 5’



Proteins are made up of ___________________________________ .

What are 3 parts of amino acids?

1)



2)



3)



_____________________________________ is represented by the symbol R and makes each amino acid
different as well as gives proteins structure.



Lipids give us ___________________________ and make up ______________________________________ .


______________________ makes all lipids similar, contains a lot of energy and “DO” or “DO NOT” like water.
                                                                                                 Circle answer


Phospholipids have _______________________________ and _________________________________ parts.

Definethe following:

Saturated fat - _____________________________________________________________________



Unsaturated fat - __________________________________________________________________




Carbohydrates give _____________________________ and ___________________________________ .



Building blocks of carbohydrates are ________________________.

				
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