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Rheeya from OXFORD SR SEC SCHOOL, asked a question
Subject: Biology , asked on 24/9/11

do organic compounds and biomolecules mean the same thing?? i.e. carbon compounds found in living organisms? plz clear my doubt.. :

Rizwana Nazrin From Sn Trust, added an answer, on 6/10/11
8 helpful votes in Biology

 An organic compound is any member of a large class of gaseous,liquid,or solid chemical  compounds  whose molecules contain compounds .A  few types of carbon-compounds containing carbon are considered inorganic.But biomolecules are all the carbon compounds that we get from the living tissues.

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Harpreet Narang From Oxford Sr Sec School, added an answer, on 16/10/11
2 helpful votes in Biology

 organic compounds simply mean molecules containing carbon as their base atom .. 
they are given such a name beacause life basically depends upon carbon based molecules,though inorganic minerals such as Fe, Ag, Mg are needed but their quantity is negligible ! 

Biomolecules are compounds that are found in living organisms 
most abundantly found biomolecules are carbohydrates, fats, proteins etc ! 

hope this helps u ! 

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Aruna From Kendriya Vidyalaya No1 Calicutcalicut Kerala, added an answer, on 9/3/12

NO, biomolecules are compounds present in a living cell or tissue while organic compounds can be prepared artificially

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bhumu_khechoe... , added an answer, on 29/5/12

 yes its a same

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Harpreet Narang From Oxford Sr Sec School, added an answer, on 16/10/11
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 ur welcome  ! 

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Rheeya From Oxford Sr Sec School, added an answer, on 16/10/11
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thx both f u :)

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Rheeya From Oxford Sr Sec School, added an answer, on 18/10/11
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 @harpreet, ur answer is actually a v.gud 1.. :P

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