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

Asked by Rheeya(student) , on 24/9/11


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 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.

Posted by Rizwana Nazrin(student)

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 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 ! 

Posted by Harpreet Narang(student)

thx both f u :)

Posted by Rheeya(student)

 @harpreet, ur answer is actually a v.gud 1.. :P

Posted by Rheeya(student)

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

Posted by Aruna(student)

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