Biological Macromolecules Resources
Food provides the body with the nutrients it needs to survive. Many of these critical nutrients are biological macromolecules, or large molecules, necessary for life. Different smaller organic molecule (monomer) combinations build these macromolecules (polymers). What specific biological macromolecules do living things require? How do these molecules form? What functions do they serve? We explore these questions in this chapter.
Learning Objectives (Biology I TAGs)
5. Describe the basic structural characteristics and biological importance of
carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids.
6. Apply chemical principles to the analysis of structure and function of biological
Recommended Textbook Resources
Task 1: Recommended Textbook Resources
OpenStax: Biology 2e (Chapter 3)