Unit 1: The Chemistry of Life Extras  Study Guide

Chapter 5 9 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 _ani_5,7 acids.
    • An is a protein that acts as a , speeding up chemical _ANI_5,17 reactions.
  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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