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Polymer

molecule formed when monomers bond together

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Isomer

Compounds with the same formula but different structures

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Carbohydrate

Body's main source of energy

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Lipid

Insoluble by water, store energy, insulate, protect

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Protein

essential to all life, builds cells and tissues, help fight disease

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Enzyme

Type of protein that controls chemical reactions

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Nucleic acid

store heredity material

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what are examples of carbs?

sugars and starches

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what are the building blocks (monomers) of carbs?

glucose, fructose, galactose (monosaccharides)

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what are examples of lipids and what is their monomer

fats, oils, wax
triglycerides

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what is the monomer of protein

amino acids

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what is the monomer of nucleic acids

nucleotides