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(noun) Plural form of molecule.

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A question about what living organisms are made up of.

So, the cells are made up of carbon-based molecules. What other elements than carbon do the organic molecules that make up a cell consist of ? Thanks a lot.

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by Anonymous99
Mon Mar 03, 2014 8:39 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: A question about what living organisms are made up of.
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A question about what living organisms are made up of.

Well, yes one could say that carbon is the main element. Carbon forms the backbone of most of the substances. Those are called organic molecules. However, there are of course also some inorganic compounds present.

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by JackBean
Mon Mar 03, 2014 12:43 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: A question about what living organisms are made up of.
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A question about what living organisms are made up of.

I know that living organisms are made up of carbon-based molecules and other molecules, I am wondering what is meant by carbon-based molecules? Is it meant that it consists of more carbon than other elements? What other molecules are a living organism ...

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by Anonymous99
Mon Mar 03, 2014 1:44 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: A question about what living organisms are made up of.
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Newbie question about the first life

piscilactovegetarian: You wrote: "as in the formation of "colloidal" droplets in water where polymers (complex molecules) are dissolved that can be seen in laboratories."What do you mean by that polymers (complex molecules) are dissolved in "colloidal" droplets ...

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by Anonymous99
Mon Mar 03, 2014 1:20 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
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Newbie question about the first life

... involving both chemical and merely physical interactions, as in the formation of "colloidal" droplets in water where polymers (complex molecules) are dissolved that can be seen in laboratories.ยป I'll have to understand the first section of what you wrote first, so I'm wondering what ...

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by Anonymous99
Tue Feb 25, 2014 1:34 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
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