Building large molecules from monomers+polymers

Monomers+polymers

Biological molecule               Monomers                      Polymers

Carbs                                    glucose, fructose           starch, gylcogen

Proteins                               amino acids                    amylase

Nucleic acids                       nucleotides                     DNA+RNA

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Condensation+Hydrolysis reactions

Condensation reactions:

Image result for condensation reaction glucose and fructose diagram

Hydrolysis reactions:

Image result for hydrolysis reaction sucrose diagram (http://webmis.highland.cc.il.us/~jsullivan/principles-of-general-chemistry-v1.0/section_28/f0f6277e0c4dace26ef79cc96dd9fd7b.jpg)

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