Chemical Compounds In Cells (Elements And Compounds (Elements (A substance…
Chemical Compounds In Cells
Elements And Compounds
A substance that cannot be broken down into other substances
A combination of 2 or more elements
Organic And Inorganic Compounds
Organic compounds contain carbon. ones that don't are considered, inorganic.
A carbohydrate is a energy-rich compound made of the elements hydrogen, carbon, and oxygen. examples are sugars and starches
Lipids are fats, oils etc.
Structure of Proteins
They are made up of amino acids. there are 20 different amino acids, which can create thousands of different combinations, like an alphabet.
Functions of proteins
the cells are made up of mostly protein. proteins come in many different forms, one of the most important being enzymes, which are key in chemical reactions.
Nucleic Acid is basically. "life code", and there are two types, DNA and RNA
Water and Living Things
About 2/3 or your body is water, and mot chemical reactions in cells could not take place w/o water