Biological Molecules

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Carbohydrates are made up of simple...
Sugars
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Carbohydrate molecules contain what elements?
Carbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen
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Starch and glycogen are ....
large complex carbohydrates, made up of smaller units (glucose,maltose) joined together in a long chain
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Proteins are made up of long chains of...
amino acids
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Proteins contain
Carbon,Nitrogen, Hydrogen and oxygen
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Lipids are made of... and...
Fatty Acids and Glycerol
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Lipids contain...
Carbon, Hydrogen and Oxygen
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How can you test for Glucose?
Add Benedicts Reagent (blue) to a sample and heat it, If it has alot the precipitate will go blue>green>yellow>orange>brick red
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How do you test for starch?
Add iodine solution, it changes from a browny-orange to a dark blue-black colour
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Starch and glycogen are ....

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Proteins are made up of long chains of...

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