What are organic materials?
Basic structures are created from cellulose, tannin, cutin, and lignin, along with other various proteins, lipids, and sugars, as plants and animals and their waste products in the environment. Conversely, urea is one of many organic compounds that can be synthesized without any biological activity.
What are examples of organic compounds?
Carbohydrates, lipids, protein, and nucleic acids.
Further compounds of prime importance in biochemistry are antigens, carbohydrates, enzymes, hormones, lipids and fatty acids, neurotransmitters, nucleic acids, proteins, peptides and amino acids, lectins, vitamins, and fats and oils.
Synthetic organic compounds
Polymers (plastics and rubbers)
Saturated hydrocarbons or alkanes
Unsaturated hydrocarbons: alkenes and alkynes
What are biomolecules?
A biomolecule is any molecule produced by an organism's biological processes.
What are examples of biomolecules?
|Examples of organic materials are:|
|Antibiotics and vitamins|
|Dyes and pigments|
|Foodstuffs (fats, proteins, carbohydrates)|
|Fabrics (cotton, wool, rayon, nylon, polyesters)|
|Greases and lubricating oils|
|Perfumes and flavours|
|Paints, varnishes and lacquers|
|Plastics and elastomer|
|Soaps and detergents|
|Some agricultural chemicals (some fertilizers, insecticides and pesticides)|
|Wood and paper products|