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Polypeptide

A polymer made of may amino acids joined together

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Saturated

Fatty acid
No double bonds between carbon

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Emulsifier

Soap
Substances that help break down large fat droplets into smaller ones to help mix with water

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RNA

Single stranded nucleic acid

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Hydrolysis

breaks bonds between subunits in organic polymers

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Cellulose

Carbohydrate that makes up cell walls of plants

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Lipid

Fat

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Starch

Storage form of carbohydrate in plants

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Hydrogen

Excess hydrogen ions raise acidity in solution

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Metals

Heavy metals alter 3D shape of protein

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Nucleotide

phosphate, nitrogenous base, and sugar(pentose)

The subunit which makes up nucleic acids

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Carbon

Common in living organisms
Can form up to 4 bonds with other substances

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Maltose

Glucose + glucose

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Steriods

Lipids which contain 4 rings

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DNA

Nucleic acid with double helix

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Covalent

Very strong

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Hexose

6 carbon sugar

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Pentose

5 carbon sugar

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Secondary

Protein structure with alpha helix or beta pleated sheet

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Polysaccharide

Carbohydrate made of many subunits