Organic Compounds Worksheet 2012

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BiologyName ______________________________
Organic Compounds Worksheet
Use the following terms to fill in the blanks below:
Amino, Carbohydrates, Condensation, Hydrolysis, Monosaccharides, Peptide, Polypeptides, Nucleic, Starches, and Triglyceride

The four groups of organic compounds are the ____________________, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids.

_____________________ are simple sugars which only contain one sugar unit or ring.

A lipid that has glycerol bonded to 3 fatty acids would be considered a ___________________.

____________________ reaction allows smaller organic compounds to combine into larger organic compounds through the lose of a water molecule.

Proteins are composed out of 20 different ____________________ acids.

____________________ bonds are found holding protein molecules together.

Proteins are also called ________________________.

DNA and RNA contain sequences of ____________________ acids.

__________________ are the common name given to polysaccharides.

____________________ is the opposite of condensation reaction and involves the splitting apart or digestion of larger organic compounds.

Identify the following organic compound mention in each statement as either:
Carbohydrate ( C ), Lipid (L), Protein (P), or Nucleic Acid (NA).

________1. Glucose, fructose, lactose, and cellulose are all examples.

________2. Includes the monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polysaccharides.

________3. Enzymes, hormones, and hemoglobin are made out of these organic compounds.

________4. Includes the fats, oils, and waxes.

________5. These organic compounds serve as “energy molecules”.

________6. Adenine, thymine, guanine, cytosine, and uracil are all examples.

________7. These organic compounds makeup cellular membranes.

________8. These organic compounds can exist as gels, liquids, or solids at room temperature.

________9. Rings of carbon surrounded by alcohol groups....
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