Carbohydrates


Carbohydrates







 

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a-glucose, C6H12O6
Carbohydrate - Monosaccharide

b-glucose, C6H12O6
Carbohydrate - Monosaccharide

glucose, C6H12O6
Carbohydrate - Monosaccharide
open chain

galactose, C6H12O6
Carbohydrate - Monosaccharide
open chain

a-galactose, C6H12O6
Carbohydrate - Monosaccharide

b-galactose, C6H12O6
Carbohydrate - Monosaccharide

a-fructose, C6H12O6
Carbohydrate - Monosaccharide

b-fructose, C6H12O6
Carbohydrate - Monosaccharide

fructose, C6H12O6
Carbohydrate - Monosaccharide
open chain

maltose, C12H22O11
Carbohydrate - Disaccharide
Two glucose units with a(1 4) linkage

lactose, C12H22O11
Carbohydrate - Disaccharide
galactose and glucose with b(1 4) linkage

sucrose, C12H22O11
Carbohydrate - Disaccharide
glucose and fructose

amylose - starch
Carbohydrate - Polysaccharide
glucose chain with a(1 4) linkages

Two glucose units with b(1 4) linkage

cellulose
Carbohydrate - Polysaccharide
glucose chain with with b(1 4) linkages

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