Organic Compounds Poster

Elements, Sub-units, and Functions

Carbohydrates

Elements- C,H,O 1:2:1

Subunits- Monosaccharides, and Glucose

Functions- Main source of energy fro living things


LINKS- http://www.coffeechemistry.com/chemistry/carbohydrates/carbohydrates-in-coffee

http://ignition7.com.au/the-great-carbohydrate-debate/

Lipids

Elements- Mainly C and H but some O

Subunits- Fatty Acid, and Glycerol

Function- Long term energy storage cell membranes


LINKS- http://www.eurofedlipid.org/news/2013_08/newsletter_2013_08.html

Proteins

Elements- C,H,O,N

Subunits- Aminio Acids

Function- Storage structure signal construction defense enzyme transport


LINKS- https://www.foresight.org/nanodot/?p=5821

http://www.rivertea.com/blog/protein-supplements-vs-natural-proteins-who-wins-the-battle/

Nucleic Acids

Elements- C,H,O,N,P

Subunits- Nucleotides

Function- Our healthy information, has info to help make proteins


LINKS- http://blog.beealive.com/2013/05/what-makes-food-superfood.html

https://www2.chemistry.msu.edu/faculty/reusch/virttxtjml/nucacids.htm