The framework or backbone of organic molecules consists predominately of:
What are the three major structural components of an amino acid?
Carboxyl group, R group, Amino group
Form the core of all biological membranes.Consist of glycerol joined to 2 fatty acids and a phosphate group. Spontaneously form micelles or bilayers in water. Have a polar "head" and 2 long, nonpolar "tails".
The information needed to assemble _____ from amino acids is stored and transmitted through generations of organisms in molecules of DNA.
Which of the following describe monosaccharides?
Monosaccharides are monomers that can be joined together to form more complex carbohydrates. They are composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. They are the simplest sugars.