Proteins please help.

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:confused: What do you call a large organic molecule made up of repeating subunits?

I would greatly appreciate it if someone could answer this for me. I am so confused. Please help. Thanks!
 

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can anyone help me?
 
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You...sort of answered your own question. An organic molecule that consists of many subunits is called a macromolecule.

There are 4 major types of macromolecules:
1. Carbohydrates
2. Lipids
3. Proteins
4. Nucleic Acids

Hope that was what you were looking for...
 
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It would depend on what the repeating subunit is. If this is a homework problem (that's what it sounds like), you need to show us some work first. Tell us as much as you do know about the topic, and we can help you locate the right term.
 

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