Carrier of genetic information in cells.
Amino acids are the monomers of proteins.
In benzene there are sigma bonds and delocalised pi bonds between carbon atoms.
The structure and arrangement of polypeptide chains affects the spatial structure of proteins.
Oxygen carrier protein in our red blood cells.
A crystalline allotrope of carbon which was discovered at the end of the 1980s.
A polynucleotid made up of phosphoric acid, ribose, and nucleobases (cytosine, uracil, adenine and guanine).
Solid, white substance, a constituent of vegetable oils and animal fats.
A type of sugar found in mammalian milk.
A white, water-soluble, sweet compound known as sugar.
The building material of the cell walls and fibres of plants.
The products of oil refining include diesel oil, petrol and lubricants.
Three saturated fatty acid molecules linked to a glycerol molecule.
Mirror image isomers of asymmetrical shapes and solids are non-superimposable.
Triglycerides containing unsaturated fatty acids are liquid at room temperature.
Polypeptide chains are composed of amino acids and can appear in alpha-helix or beta-sheet form.
The staggered conformation of ethane is more stable than the eclipsed conformation.
Polymerised ethylene is known as polyethylene, a type of plastic.
Formic acid is the simplest carboxylic acid.
Crystalline allotrope of elemental carbon, the hardest known natural substance.