Carbohydrates

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  • Created by: bethk100
  • Created on: 10-01-14 12:44
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  • Carbohydrates
    • Monosaccharides
      • C12 H22 O11
      • Galactose
      • Fructose
      • Glucose
      • Benedicts test
    • Disaccharides
      • Hydrolysis breaks down...
        • Maltose
          • 2 Glucose
        • Sucrose
          • Glucose & Fructose
        • Lactose
          • Glucose & Galactose
      • 2 monosaccarides
    • Polysaccharides
      • For storage and structure
      • Insoluable in water
      • Starch
        • AMYLOPECTIN 80%: branched chains of alpha glucose (increase surface area), carbon 1:4 and 1:6 bonds. for rapid hydrolysis
        • AMYLOSE 20%: long straight chains of alpha glucose, helicx, carbon 1:4 links. for storage
      • Lots of monosaccharides joined by condensation reaction

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