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  • 1. BIOMOLECULES Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 2. a.k.a. Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 3. a.k.a. Macromolecules Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 4. a.k.a. Macromolecules Polymers Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 5. a.k.a. Macromolecules Polymers Food Molecules Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 6. Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 7. Made from linking small subunits called... Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 8. Made from linking small subunits called... monomers Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 9. Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 10. Carbohydrates Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 11. Carbohydrates Lipids Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 12. Carbohydrates Lipids Proteins Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 13. Carbohydrates Lipids Proteins Nucleic Acids Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 14. Carbs Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 15. Carbs •Formally known as saccharides Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 16. Carbs •Formally known as saccharides Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 17. Carbs •Formally known as saccharides •Mono/Disaccharides - simple sugars (examples: glucose, sucrose) Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 18. Carbs •Formally known as saccharides •Mono/Disaccharides - simple sugars (examples: glucose, sucrose) Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 19. Carbs •Formally known as saccharides •Mono/Disaccharides - simple sugars (examples: glucose, sucrose) •Polysaccharides - complex sugars (examples: starch, cellulose, glycogen) Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 20. Carbs •Formally known as saccharides •Mono/Disaccharides - simple sugars (examples: glucose, sucrose) •Polysaccharides - complex sugars (examples: starch, cellulose, glycogen) Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 21. Carbs Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 22. Carbs Complex carbs are made by linking simple sugars Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 23. Carbs Complex carbs are made by linking simple sugars Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 24. Carbs Complex carbs are made by linking simple sugars Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 25. Carbs Carbs are used by the body mainly for ENERGY storage and transport Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 26. lipids Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 27. lipids Fats Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 28. lipids Fats Sterols Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 29. lipids Fats Sterols Oils Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 30. lipids Waxes Fats Sterols Oils Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 31. lipids Waxes Fats Sterols Oils Phospholipids Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 32. lipids Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 33. lipids Lipids are made by linking chains of fatty acids Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 34. lipids Lipids are made by linking chains of fatty acids Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 35. lipids Lipids are made by linking chains of fatty acids Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 36. lipids Phospholipid Lipids are made by linking chains of fatty acids Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 37. lipids Lipids are used by the body mainly for long term ENERGY storage and STRUCTURE Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 38. protein Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 39. protein •Formally known as polypeptides Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 40. protein •Formally known as polypeptides Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 41. protein •Formally known as polypeptides •Enzymes - specialized proteins that help catalyze reactions in the body Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 42. protein Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 43. protein Proteins are made by linking amino acids Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 44. protein Proteins are made by linking amino acids Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 45. protein Proteins are made by linking amino acids Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 46. protein Proteins are made by linking amino acids Wednesday, October 7, 2009
  • 47. protein Proteins have STRUCTURAL and MECHANICAL uses and also participate in many cellular PROCESSES Wednesday, October 7, 2009