Macromolecules

By Henry Murphy Hour 3

Macromolecules Are important to learn because they give us insight into how living things work

Macromolecules are the ingredients of life, and are large chains of smaller molecules made up many different combinations of atoms, but usually carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen are in the mix somewhere.
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Nucleic acid

Nucleic acid is made up of oxygen, carbon, hydrogen, sulfur, and nitrogen. Monomers of nucleic acid are called nucleotides, and when a bunch of those get together they perform functions in the body like making proteins. Nucleic acids are in DNA, RNA, ATP and is in every cell in every living thing ever.