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  1. A Hydrophobic organic molecule, usually composed only of hydrogen and water
    lipids
  2. a chain of four to twenty four carbon atoms with a carboxyl group at one end and a methyl group at the other
    fatty acids
  3. has as much hydrogen as it can carry
    saturated fatty acid
  4. some carbon atoms are joined by double covalent bonds
    unsaturated fatty acids
  5. three carbon alcohol
    glycerol
  6. a lipid with seventeen of its carbon atoms arranged in four rings
    steroid
  7. serves as the structural foundation of cell membranes. has a dual nature
    phospholipids
  8. molecule consisting of three fatty acids covalently bonded to glycerol
    triglyceride
  9. head that carries a charge
    hydrophilic
  10. tail that has no charge
    hydrophobic
  11. polymers of nucleotides
    nucleic acids
  12. organic compounds with three principal components
    nucleotides
  13. three forms of this range from 70 to 10,000 nucleotides long, carry out instructions, synthesize proteins and assemble amino acids in right order to produce each protein described by DNA
    RNA (Ribonucleic acid)
  14. substance that carries genetic information in the cells
    DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)
  15. proteins that function as biological catalysts they enable biochemical reactions to occur rapidly at normal body temperatures
    enzymes
  16. protein sequence of amino acids which is encoded in the genes
    primary structure
  17. a coiled or folded shape held together by hydrogen bonds
    secondary structure
  18. formed by the further bending and folding of proteins into various globular and fibrous shapes
    tertiary structure
  19. association of two or more polypeptide chains by noncovalent forces such as ionic bonds and hydrophilic-hydrophobic interactions
    quaternary structure
  20. is a more drastic conformational change in response to conditions such as extreme heat or pH
    Denaturation
  21. anyone of many acids that occurs naturally in living things and that include some which form proteins
    Amino acid
  22. changes in this 3D shape can destroy protein functions
    conformation
  23. polymer of amino acids, most versatile molecule in the body
    protein

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