Organic Molecule

Lauren Phillips

Carbohydrates

Elements found in them: C,H,O 1:2:1 ratio

Sub units: Monosaccharides (sugar) Glucose

Function: Main source of energy for living things.

Lipids

Elements found in them: C,H,O ( C,H is used mainly)

Sub units: Fatty acids and Glycerol

Function: Long term energy storage cell membranes insulation

Proteins

Elements found in them: C,H,O,N

Sub units: Amino Acids

Fuction: Storage structure signal construction defense enzyme transport

Nucleic Acids

Elements found in them: C,H,O,N,P

Sub units: Nucleotides

Fuction: Our heredity information, has info to help cell make protein