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Properties of water
Excellent solvent, high heat capacity, strong cohesion and surface tension, and strong adhesion
Chemical element with the atomic number 6 and occurs in all organic life
A small molecule that may become chemically bonded to other monomers to form a polymer
Molecules consisting of structural units and a large number of repeating units connected by covalent bonds
Fuctional groups
Specific groups of atoms within molecules that are responsible for the chemical reactiosn in those molecules
Fuction of carbohydrates
Store energy and for structure
Groups of carbohydrates
Sugars, starch, glycogen, cellulose, and chitin
Fuction of proteins
For structure, transport, defense, and enzymes
Structure of proteins
Made of amino acids, peptide bonds, 1°,2°,3°,4°
Fuction of lipids
Energy storage, structure, hormones
Groups of lipids
Triglycerides(fats, saturated and unsaturated), phospholipids, steroids (cholesterol, sex hormones)