Monomers and Polymers

What is a monomer?
One of many small molecules that combine to form a larger one
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What is a polymer?
A large molecule made of smaller repeating units (monomers)
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What is the monomer of the biological molecule carbohydrate?
Monosaccharide
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What is the polymer of the biological molecule carbohydrate?
Polysaccharide
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What is the monomer of the biological molecule protein?
Amino acid
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What is the polymer of the biological molecule protein?
Polypeptide
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What is the monomer of the biological molecule nucleic acid?
Nucleotide
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What is the polymer of the biological molecule nucleic acid?
DNA
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A large molecule made of smaller repeating units (monomers)

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What is a polymer?

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Monosaccharide

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Polysaccharide

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Amino acid

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