An organic molecule is typically a compound that contains carbon atoms bonded together in chains or rings. Organic molecules are found in living systems and may also contain nitrogen, sulfur, oxygen, and hydrogen bonded ... More » Science Chemistry Organic Chemistry

A list of organic molecules includes amino acids such as threonine, glutamic acid, histidine, leucine and lysine. These amino acids combine to create proteins such as collagen and keratin, which are also organic molecule... More » Science Chemistry Atoms & Molecules

Adenosine Triphosphate, or ATP, is a nucleotide used for storing energy in organic molecules. Nucleotides are organic molecules made up of a sugar molecule, phosphate unit and nitrogenous base. They are the building bloc... More » Science Chemistry Organic Chemistry
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