Biomolecules Quiz

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What is the study of the composition, structure, properties, and reactions of biomolecules called?

Biochemistry

Which biomolecule is the primary source of energy for living organisms?

Carbohydrates

What type of bonds hold together the long chains of amino acids in proteins?

Covalent bonds

Which biomolecule is made up of long chains of amino acids held together by peptide bonds?

Proteins

Which biomolecule is the main component of cell membranes?

Lipids

Which biomolecule is responsible for storing and transmitting genetic information?

Nucleic acids

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Biomolecules

  • The study of the composition, structure, properties, and reactions of biomolecules is called biochemistry.
  • Carbohydrates are the primary source of energy for living organisms.
  • Hydrogen bonds, ionic bonds, and disulfide bonds hold together the long chains of amino acids in proteins.
  • Proteins are made up of long chains of amino acids held together by peptide bonds.
  • Phospholipids are the main component of cell membranes.
  • DNA (Deoxyribonucleic acid) is responsible for storing and transmitting genetic information.

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