Vocabulary Week #2. 1. monomer - single unit of a macromolecule. 2 . polymer - large macromolecule comprised of many monomers. 3. catalyst - something that speeds up a reaction. 4. enzyme - protein that acts as a catalyst. 5. calibrate - to adjust precisely for a particular function.
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Why are we learning about inorganic molecules when Biology focuses on living organisms?
sucrose — table sugar = glucose + fructose
lactose — milk sugar = glucose + galactose
maltose — malt sugar = glucose + glucose
Many monosaccharides = ________________
ThiThis is cellobiose, a subunit of cellulose, humans don’t have the enzymes to break this down, but cows do. To us it is merely roughage.
Cellulose is a very stable glucose polymer, and is the principle component of cell walls.
Nonpolar= do not dissolve