The Molecules of Life

Crucial to the carbon-based life on the Earth are several types of biologically-essential molecules. The basic types of molecules are carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids. The chemistry of these carbon-based molecules is included in the field of organic chemistry with the specific life-related processes forming the field of biochemistry.

This material is part of a brief overview of the topics studied in biology with the intent to highlight the connections to basic ideas in physics and physical science.
Index

Reference
Audesirk & Audesirk
Ch 3
 
HyperPhysics***** Biology R Nave
Go Back