What are the four classes of macromolecules and their importance?
CARBOHYDRATES- polymers of sugars LIPIDS- polymers of fatty acids PROTEINS- polymers of amino acids NUCLEIC ACIDS- polymers of nucleotides
What does Macromolecules really means in science? Macromolecules (pluriel of Macromolecule ) macro: prefix referring to importance in size (big) molecule: assembly of atomes. Macromolucules, refers generally to a set of molecules part of a same structure. Due the important quantity of compounds that compose them, they have important dimensions in space (big size). It generally qualify the importance in size of a molecule. (a term/quality of dimension)