Organic Molecules

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Organic molecules, also known as biomolecules or macromolecules contaon carbomn as main element.Most macromolecules are polymers made of repeated units known as monomers.The four major types of macromolecules are carbohydrates,lipds,proteins and nucleic acids.A cluster of atoms known as functinal group is unique for each type of biomolecule.

Organic Molecule Functional group Formula
Carbohydrare carbonyl -C=O
Lipid carboxyl -COOH
Protein amino,carboxyl -NH2,-COOH
Nucleic acid phosphate -PO4


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