chpt 2 lesson 3.txt

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  1. name 4 groups of organic compound found in living things.
    carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, and proteins.
  2. carbohydrates:
    Living things use carbohydrates as their main source of energy. plants and some animals also use carbs for structural purposes.
  3. lipids:
    are used to store energy. some are important parts of biological membranes and waterproof coverings.
  4. nucleic acids:
    store and transmit hereditary or genetic information.
  5. proteins:
    some control the rate of the actions and regulate cell processes. some form bones and muscles and others transport substances into and out of cells and help to fight diseases.
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chpt 2 lesson 3.txt
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