[Biology] Biomolecules

INTRODUCTION

  • All living things are made up of certain chemical compounds that are broadly classified as organic and inorganic compounds.
  • The organic compounds encompass the biological molecules present in the living system.

BIOLOGICAL MOLECULES:

Biological molecules or biomolecules is a broad term used for representing the molecules or ions present in a living system that take part in the chemical processes carried out by the living systems.

BRANCHES:

The study of biological molecules is carried out by correlating Molecular biology with Biochemistry.

MOLECULAR BIOLOGY:

It is the branch of biology in which we study the structure and functions of biological molecules along with molecular synthesis, modifications, mechanisms, and interactions.

BIOCHEMISTRY:

Biochemistry is a sub-discipline which deals with the study of chemical processes occurring within and related to living organisms.

TYPES OF BIOMOLECULES:

There are four main types of biological molecules

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