AS Biology - Types of Carbohydrates.


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What is the name for a single sugar unit? Monosacchride
What are examples of single unit sugars? Glucose, Fructose, Galactose.
What is the name for sugars with two sugar units? Disaccharides
What are some two sugar unit carboyhydrates? Sucrose, maltose, Lactose.
What is the name for a carbohydrate with lots of sugar units? Polysaccharide
What are some examples of these? Starch, glycogen and cellulose.
How are disaccharides formed? By a glycosiaic bond in a condensation reaction - depositing water and bonding with the oxygen.
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