Biochemical Molecules

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Biochemical Molecules by Mind Map: Biochemical Molecules

1. Proteins

1.1. Structure, transport, enxymes, antibodies, most hormones

2. Carbohydrates

2.1. Energy storage and supply, structure (in some organisms)

3. Lipids

3.1. Membranes, energy supply, thermal insulation, protective layers, electrical insulation in neurones, some hormones

4. Vitamins and Minerals

4.1. Form parts of some larger molecules, take part in some metabolic reactions, soem act as coenzymes

5. Nucleic Acids

5.1. Information molecules, carry indtructions for life

6. Water

6.1. Takes part in many reactions, support in plants, solvent for metabolic reactions, transport