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a single subunit of a polymer
a chemical reaction that joins a monomer to a polymer, releasing a molecule of water as a product
a category of lipids used by animals as hormones
type of nucleic acid polymer used to store genetic information
main function of phospholipid bilayers
the sugar found in all RNA nucleotides
a level of protein structure formed by hydrogen bonds between the amino and carboxy groups of non-adjacent amino acids
a level of protein structure formed by covalent, ionic, hydrogen bond, and van der Waals attractions between R-groups of amino acids in the same polypeptide
a lipid made of two fatty acids, a glycerol, and a phosphate containing head group
a level of protein structure formed by covalent, ionic, hydrogen bonds and van der Waals interactions between R-groups of amino acids in two different polypeptides
a type of nucleotide with a smaller base consisting of a single carbon-nitrogen ring
the monomer used to build nucleic acid polymers
a carbohydrate polymer used by plants to build cell walls
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the monomer used to build polysaccharides
a covalent bond that connects amino acids to build a protein's primary structure
the unfolding of all secondary, tertiary, and quaternary structure of a protein, usually by heat or extreme pH
the sugar found in all DNA nucleotides
Chemical reaction that splits a polymer into monomers using water as a reactant
a carbohydrate polymer used by plants to store energy
the monomer used to build proteins
main function of triglycerides
type of nucleic acid polymer containing information that a ribosome can use to build a protein
a carbohydrate polymer used by animals for energy storage
a type of nucleotide with a larger base consisting of two carbon-nitrogen rings
main function of monosaccharides

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