TCC Biology CLass
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A _____ is a long molecule consisting of may similar or identical building blocks linked by covalent bonds, much as a train consists of a chain of cars.
In cells, these processes are facilitated by _____, specialized macromolecules that speed up chemical reactions.
Monomers are connected by a reaction in which two moleculesare covalently bonded to each other, with the loss of a water molecule; this is known as a _____ ____.
Polymers are disassembled to monomers by______, a process that is essentially the reverse of the dehydration reaction
________ (from the Greek monos, single, and sacchar, sugar) generally have molecular formulas that are some multiple of the unit CH2O.
________ are macromolecules, polymers with a few hundred to a few thousand momosaccharides joined by glycosidic linkages.
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