Organic Compounds & Living Things

Organic Compounds

Organic Compounds

There are many diffrent organic compounds.There are:

  • Nucleic Acids
  • Lpids
  • Proteins
  • Carbohydrates
Each organic compound funchens diffrentaly,but they all work together.

Nucleic Acids- A nucleic acid stores and transmit genetic informatio.There are two diffrent types of nucleic acids DNA , and RND.

Lipids-lipids are used to store energy and provide insulation. There are diffrent types of lipids there is saturated and unsaturateed. saturated fats are bad for you. unsaturated fats are ok but not good.

Proteins-proteins are the basic bulding block of amino acids. some control rate of reactions.

Carbohydrates- are the main sourcr of energy. they ae used for structural piposes in plants.

Characteristics Of a Living Thing

What does a Chracteristic Of A Living Thing Mean?

A chracteristic of a living thing is is every thing that makes up a living thing. ther are six characteristics:

  • Cells
  • Homeostasis
  • Heredity
  • Evolution
  • Interdepeendence
  • Energy
Cells-cells are the basic unit of life.

Homeostasis-Any organism maintan a constant internal enviroment.