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Macromolecules

(noun) Plural form of macromolecule.

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Re: The general theory of origin of life

... for the origin of life: 1. Biogenesis. Extraterrestrial origin (panspermia) 2. Abiogenesis or spontaneous origin on Earth (self-replicating macromolecules under the influence of natural selection). 3. Special creation: religious explanations argue that life was created by God, or one of ...

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by leniel
Wed Nov 14, 2012 6:36 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The general theory of origin of life
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The Four Macromolecules

For an assignment, I have to find out what the four macromolecules are and give examples of each. I figured out that the four macromolecules are carbohydrates, lipids, polypeptides and nucleic acids but I can't find examples of any of them. If anyone ...

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by luvinpurple
Wed Sep 12, 2012 1:04 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: The Four Macromolecules
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Please Help with Homework (fairly easy questions)

... 13. Which of the following is not a function of the plant vacuole? A) storage of ions, pigments, and toxins B) production of ATP C) breakdown of macromolecules with enzymes D) support of overall plant structure B) 14. Using an electron microscope, you notice an organelle that consists of stacks ...

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by billyfisher100
Wed Feb 15, 2012 6:46 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Please Help with Homework (fairly easy questions)
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Please Help with Homework (fairly easy questions)

... 13. Which of the following is not a function of the plant vacuole? A) storage of ions, pigments, and toxins B) production of ATP C) breakdown of macromolecules with enzymes D) support of overall plant structure 14. Using an electron microscope, you notice an organelle that consists of stacks ...

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by WishIknewbio
Wed Feb 15, 2012 6:02 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Please Help with Homework (fairly easy questions)
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Chemical Energy of Macromolecules

Well I don't really mean nutritionally, just how much chemical energy is stored in there. I think the order of macromolecules from most chemical energy to least is: canola oil > glycogen > starch > cellulose > glucose but I just don't know if cellulose would have higher ...

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by rosegarden
Wed Feb 23, 2011 12:18 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Chemical Energy of Macromolecules
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