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BioChemistry 8

1. Molecules that are primarily used as "fuel" for the body.
2. Molecules that are used for long term energy storage
3. Molecule that carries information from one generation to the next.
4. Molecules that perform very specific tasks – such as enzymes, hormones, active transport mechanisms, etc.
5. Steroids are classified as type of this molecule
6. Insulin, hemoglobin, and collagen are examples of this type of molecule
7. Some of these are “saturated,” where as others are “unsaturated.”
8. This polymer molecule is made of amino acid monomers.
9. Starch, glucose, and glycogen are this type of molecule
10. This polymer molecule is made of nucleotide monomers.


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