F212 biochemisty and metabolism

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    • metabolism
      • living proccess
      • all chem reactions that take place in the cells of organismys
        • sum total
        • breaking larger molecules
      • anabolic reactions
        • building smaller molecules into bigger ones
          • muscle growth
      • catabolic  reactions
        • big molecules into small ones
          • digestion
    • nutrients
      • carbohydrates
        • energy store
        • structure
      • proteins
        • structure
        • transport
        • enzymes
        • antibodies
        • hormomes
      • lipids
        • membranes
        • energy supply
        • insulation
          • electrical
          • thermal
        • protection
        • hormones
      • vitamins and minerlas
        • forms parts of larger molecules
        • take part in metabolic reactions
        • act as coenzymes
      • nucleic acids
        • information molecules
        • carry instructions for life
      • water
        • reactions
        • support
        • solvent/medium
          • metabolic reactions
    • biological molecules
      • C, H, N, O2
        • make up 99% of organisms
        • some contain phosphorus or sulfur
        • carbon
          • all are carbojn based
            • with the acception of water
          • bind together to form long chains
          • mutiple binding feture
          • framework
            • basis of all biological molecules
      • chemical reactions involving bio molecules

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