BIOMOLECULES<br />BIO3 Kawashima<br />
Made by linking small subunits together…<br />called monomers<br />
Carbohydrates<br />Also known as saccharides or sugars<br />Mono/Disaccharides (simple sugars)<br />Polysaccharides (compl...
Carbohydrates in Food<br />
Carbohydrates are used for energy storage and transport<br />
Lipids<br />Fats, oils, waxes, sterols and phospholipids fall under this category<br />Made by linking fatty acid chains<b...
Lipids are used for long term storage of energy<br />
Proteins<br />Also known as polypeptides<br />Made by linking amino acids into a chain<br />Most enzymes are proteins<br />
Proteins are used for structure and mechanical processes. They participate in many biological processes.<br />
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Lec16 Biomol Intro

  1. 1. BIOMOLECULES<br />BIO3 Kawashima<br />
  2. 2. Made by linking small subunits together…<br />called monomers<br />
  3. 3.
  4. 4. Carbohydrates<br />Also known as saccharides or sugars<br />Mono/Disaccharides (simple sugars)<br />Polysaccharides (complex sugars)<br />
  5. 5. Carbohydrates in Food<br />
  6. 6. Carbohydrates are used for energy storage and transport<br />
  7. 7. Lipids<br />Fats, oils, waxes, sterols and phospholipids fall under this category<br />Made by linking fatty acid chains<br />
  8. 8. Lipids are used for long term storage of energy<br />
  9. 9. Proteins<br />Also known as polypeptides<br />Made by linking amino acids into a chain<br />Most enzymes are proteins<br />
  10. 10. Proteins are used for structure and mechanical processes. They participate in many biological processes.<br />
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