A molecule that is normally found in or produced by living systems
One sugar molecule. Glucose, fructose, and galactose
Two sugar molecules. Maltose, sucrose, and lactose
Have a lot of sugar molecules. Starch, glycogen, cellulose
Molecular formula for glucose
-OH group that points downwards away from the ring
-OH group on carbon 1 is above the ring
The disaccharide produced in a reaction between two alpha glucose molecules
Sucrose (glucose and fructose)
The name of the link (bond) found between two alpha glucose molecules
Polysaccharide starch exists in two different structural forms
Amylose and Amylopectin
Monosaccharide, fuel or energy source
Monosaccharide, energy source
Monosaccharide, energy source, fruit sugar
Disaccharide, glucose and fructose, energy source, table sugar
Disaccharide, glucose and galactose, energy source, milk sugar
Disaccharide, digests starch, malt sugar, glucose and glucose
Polysaccharide, energy source, insoluble storage or carbohydrates (Plants)
Polysaccharide, energy source, short term, made in muscles and liver (Animals)
Polysaccharide, support and protect plants in cell walls, insoluble
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