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most macrcomolecules are ________ with smaller building blocks of __________
polymers and monomers
most polymerizations reactions are called__________________
condensation reaction or dehydration synthesis
polymers can be reduced back into individual monomers by the process of __________
hydrolysis
4 major catorgories of macromolecules are:
carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids
Carbohydrates are first used as a cellular_______ _______. some examples of Carbohydrates are:
energy source

sugar, starches, glycogen, cellulose and chitin
Carbohydrates are classified into 3 major groups:
monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polysaccharides
examples of monosaccharides are:
glucose, futose and glatose
examples of disaccharides are:
sucrose, lactose, and maltose
examples of polysaccharides are:
plant starch, cellulose and glycogen
examples of lipids are:
fats, oils and waxes
composed of:

most are not soluble in water and are_____
C H and O

Hydrophobic
fats and waxes are _______ at room temp.

oils are ______ at room temp.
solid

liquid
the 5 groups of lipids are:
fats, oils, waxes, steriods, and phosphlipids