Targets 5 & 7. Elements and Monomers of Organic Macromolecules


carbohydrate
simple sugar or monosaccaride

lipid
fatty acids and glycerol

protein
amino acids


nucleic acid
nucleotides
elements in carbohydratesCarbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen
Contain more oxygen than lipids
elements in lipidsCarbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen
Contain less oxygen than carbohydrates
elements in proteinsCarbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen, and sometimes Sulfur
elements in nucleic acidsCarbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen, Phosphorus