Biological Molecules

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What is a "monomer"
Single unit, simple sugar
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What is a "polymer"
Made up of monomes linked together
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Elements present in Carbohydrates
Carbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen
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Elements present in Proteins
Carbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen. Sometimes present: Nitrogen, phospherus, sulphur
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Elements present in Lipids
Carbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen
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What are Carbohydrates used for
Chemical energy
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What are Proteins used for
Growth & Repair
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What are Lipids used for
Long term energy, insulation, protection of organs
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Test For Starch
Iodine solution, colour change brown to blue/black
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Test For Protein
Biuret solution, colour change blue to lilac/purple
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Test For Glucose
Benedict's solution, heat, colour change blue to orange/brick-red
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What is a "polymer"

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Made up of monomes linked together

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Elements present in Carbohydrates

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Elements present in Proteins

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Elements present in Lipids

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