H

FIGURE 1.8 • Molecular organization in the cell is a hierarchy.

Building blocks:

(100-350 daltons) Amino acids, Nucleotides, Monosaccharides, Fatty acids, Glycerol

Alanine (an amino acid)

Alanine (an amino acid)

Macromolecules:

(103-109 daltons) Proteins, Nucleic acids, Polysaccharides, Lipids

Protein

Macromolecules:

(103-109 daltons) Proteins, Nucleic acids, Polysaccharides, Lipids

Protein

Supramolecular complexes:

(106-109 daltons) Ribosomes, Cytoskeleton, Multi-enzyme complexes

Supramolecular complexes:

(106-109 daltons) Ribosomes, Cytoskeleton, Multi-enzyme complexes

^- „ . ^r

/i j

Was this article helpful?

0 0

Post a comment