Chemistry of Life. Chemistry of Life. Matter -- anything that has MASS and takes up SPACE EVERYTHING is made of matter. Chemistry of Life. Atoms – the SMALLEST particle that can exist and still be considered matter All LIVING and NONLIVING things are made of atoms.
Chemistry of Life
Protons & Neutrons
Oxygen - 65%
Carbon - 18.5
Nitrogen - 3%
Other - 1.5%
Phosphorus - 1%
Calcium - 1.5%
Organic Compounds that contain:
They provide energy
GLUCOSE, FRUCTOSE, AND GALACTOSE
contain two RINGS
SUCROSE and LACTOSE
made of RINGSof SUGAR
STARCH, CELLULOSE, and GLYCOGEN
Basic building material for all living things.
Used forSTRUCTURE andFUNCTION
Made of H, O, C, N
Amino Acids – building BLOCKS
20 different kinds – all have the same elements but in different amounts
Polypeptides – chains of AMINO ACIDS Joined by peptide bonds
Proteins – chains of POLYPEPTIDES
Used to make SKIN, HAIR, MUSCLE, ORGANS, etc.
used to store ENERGY
Made of long chains of H & Cfollowed by COOH
Do not DISSOLVE in WATER
Lipids have less OXYGEN than carbohydrates
Examples of Lipids are: FATS, OILS, AND WAXES
Store INFORMATIONthat controls CELL activities
Made of a PHOSPHATE a SUGAR, and a BASE.