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Biology G9: Biological Molecules

Criterion A

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Databases to Use

Biological Molecules

Monomers and Polymers

Saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons

Macromolcules: dehydration synthesis and hydrolysis


Carbohydrates: monosaccharides, disaccharides, polysaccharides


Protein: element composition, catalyst, composition, primary, secondary, tertiary


DNA vs. RNA: nucleotides, hydrogen bonding, purines and pyrimidines

Water & Lipids

Water: cohesion and adhesion, surface tension, dipole-dipole, high specific heat, universal solvent, density, role in digestion, excretion and transport

Lipids: solubility, triglycerides, element composition

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