Tom Burchell 1st period
Why are Macromolecules Important to Learn?
Proteins are large biomolecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues. Proteins help with everything in your body any where from your muscles to your blood and finger nails! The special thing about proteins is that theres hundreds of different ones each doing a different thing.
Lipids are molecules that contain hydrocarbons and make up the building blocks of the structure and function of living cells. Examples of lipids include fats, oils, waxes, certain vitamins, hormones and most of the non-protein membrane of cells.
Carbohydrates are on of the main types of nutrients in your body. They are the most important source of energy for your body because your body digest carbohydrates and changes them into glucose which is used as energy for your cells.