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