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__ are the form in which sugar is transported from the photosynthetic cells to other plant parts.
disaccharides
Fats store about ___ as much energy as glycogen.
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The type of chemical reaction that splits a disaccharide is called __.
hydrolysis
The most common monosaccharide is __.
glucose
Organic molecules get their overall shape from the arrangement of carbon atoms that form the carbon ___.
backbone or skeleton of the molecule.
___ are hormones such as cortisone, estrogen, and testosterone.
steroids
____ are chief lipid components of biological membranes.
phospholypids
A fatty acid in which there are no double bonds between carbon atoms is said to be ___.
saturated
In vertebrates sugars consumed in excess of what can be stored as glycogen are converted to ___.
fats
___ are organic molecules that do not easily dissolve in water.
lipids