Flash Cards

Unit 2 – Living vs Non-Living Things

Question Answer
What are two types of protein? 1)Hemoglobin
2)Enzymes
What are the subunits of proteins? (What are they made up of?) amino acids
What are the jobs of proteins? they are involved in all life activities; especially the growth and repair of cells
What are two types of carbohydrates? 1)simple
2)complex
What are the subunits of carbohydrates? (What are they made up of?) 1)simple- short chain of sugar
2)complex-long chain of sugar
What is the job of carbohydrates? it is the first source of energy
What are two types of lipids? 1)fats
2)oils
What are the jobs of lipids? -they are the second source of energy
-phospholipids are found in cell membranes
What are two types of Nucleic Acid? 1)DNA
2)RNA
What are the subunits of Nucleic Acid? (What are they made up of?) nucleotides
What are the jobs of Nucleic Acid? 1)they are the blueprints of life
2)they are the recipe to make proteins
What are the subunits of ATP? (What are they made up of?) 3 phosphates
What is the job of ATP? ENERGY




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