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Biomolecule vs. Macromolecule

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Biomoleculenoun

(biochemistry) molecules, such as amino acids, sugars, nucleic acids, proteins, polysaccharides, DNA, and RNA, that occur naturally in living organisms

Macromoleculenoun

A very large molecule, especially used in reference to large biological polymers (e.g. nucleic acids and proteins).

Biomolecule

A biomolecule or biological molecule is a loosely used term for molecules present in organisms that are essential to one or more typically biological processes, such as cell division, morphogenesis, or development. Biomolecules include large macromolecules (or polyanions) such as proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleic acids, as well as small molecules such as primary metabolites, secondary metabolites and natural products.

Macromoleculenoun

A very large molecule, especially a polymer having from hundreds to many thousands of atoms, such as DNA, RNA, protein, polysaccharide, polyethylene, polycarbonate, etc.

Macromoleculenoun

any very large complex molecule; found only in plants and animals

Macromolecule

A macromolecule is a very large molecule, such as a protein. They are composed of thousands of covalently bonded atoms.

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