Unit 1: The Chemistry of Life Animations   Study Guide

Chapter 5 The Structure and Function of Macromolecules Review
  1. Macromolecules are polymers that are made from linking building blocks ( ) with bonds by , and can disassemble by .
  2. Carbohydrates are and serve as fuel and building material.
  3. are mostly neutral hydrocarbons and thus are .
  4. Proteins consist of one or more chains, which are polymers of amino acids.
  5. Nucleic acid polymers called are made of monomers.
    • DNA is usually composed of two polynucleotide strands wound around each other in a helix.
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