Macromolecules

Science / Biology / Macromolecules: Large molecules made up of many small organic molecules that are often referred to as monomers; e.g., carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. Macromolecules are polymers of monomers.

Molecular Genetics

Science / Genetics / Molecular Genetics: The study of macromolecules important in biological inheritance. MORE

Resolution

Science / Biology / Resolution: In relation to microscopes, the ability to view adjacent objects as distinct structures. MORE

Lipids

Science / Biology / Lipids: One of the four classes of organic macromolecules. Lipids function in the long-term storage of biochemical energy, insulation, structure and control. Examples of lipids include the fats, waxes, oils a MORE

Vesicles

Science / Biology / Vesicles: Small membrane-bound spaces in most plant and animal cells that transport macromolecules into and out of the cell and carry materials between organelles in the cell. MORE

Cytoplasm

Science / Biology / Cytoplasm: The viscous semiliquid inside the plasma membrane of a cell; contains various macromolecules and organelles in solution and suspension. MORE

Proteins

Science / Biology / Proteins: Polymers made up of amino acids that perform a wide variety of cellular functions. One of the classes of organic macromolecules that function as structural and control elements in living systems. Prot MORE

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