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1.10: Carbohydrates

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disaccharide

disaccharide

Carbohydrate composed of two monosaccharides.
glucose

glucose

Simple carbohydrate with the chemical formula C6H12O6 that is the nearly universal food for life.
isomers

isomers

Molecules with the same chemical formula but with atoms in a different arrangement.
monosaccharide

monosaccharide

Simple sugar such as glucose that is a building block of carbohydrates.
polysaccharide

polysaccharide

Chain of monosaccharides that makes up a complex carbohydrate, such as starch and glycogen.
simple sugar

simple sugar

Monosaccharides and disaccharides.

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