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    • BIOMOLECULES
      BIO3 Kawashima
    • Made by linking small subunits together…
      called monomers
    • Carbohydrates
      Also known as saccharides or sugars
      Mono/Disaccharides (simple sugars)
      Polysaccharides (complex sugars)
    • Carbohydrates in Food
    • Carbohydrates are used for energy storage and transport
    • Lipids
      Fats, oils, waxes, sterols and phospholipids fall under this category
      Made by linking fatty acid chains
    • Lipids are used for long term storage of energy
    • Proteins
      Also known as polypeptides
      Made by linking amino acids into a chain
      Most enzymes are proteins
    • Proteins are used for structure and mechanical processes. They participate in many biological processes.