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The basic unit of structure and function of all living things
All cells are made up of this chemical material
a collection of similar cells that work together in performing a particular function.
a combination of two or more tissues that are combined to peform a specific function.
organs that have similar or related functions are?
the 4 major classes of organic compounds found in cells are:
- nucleic acids
two things contained in protoplasm?
- organic compounds
- inorganic compounds
Comprise of 15% of the cell, assist in growth, constructing new tissues, and repairing injured or worn-out tissues.
the building blocks of proteins. There are 22 different kinds.
Act as organic catalyst. Control the numerous chemical reactions that occur in cells.
Comprise approximately 2% of the cell. Function in storing energy, insulating our bodies from cold, assisting with the digestive process, and helping to lubricate the joints.
Make up 1% of the cell. Major source of cell energy.
divisions of carbohydrates:
- monosaccharides-simple sugars(glucose)
- disaccharides-double sugars(sucrose)
the process of converting a comlpex substance into a simpler substance
the building up of a body substance.
the combination of catabolism and anabolism
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