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a polymer of glucose that is like amylopectin
has one or more double bonds with one fewer hydrogen atoms on each double bonded carbon
unsaturated fatty acid
important types of lipids
- fats
a carbohydrate used by arthropods(insects, spiders, crustaceans) to build their exoskeleton
three fatty acid molecules that are each joined to glycerol by ester linkage
specialized macromolecules the speed up chemical reactions
- is constructed from 2 kinds of smaller molecules
a process that is essentially the reverse of the dehydration reaction water molecule is added in
the simplest - are the monosaccharides, or simple sugars
4 critical classes of molecules
-nucleic acids
animals store a polysaccharide called -
polymers with a few hundred to a few thousand monosaccharides joined by glycosidic linkages
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