AS CCEA Biology- Carbohydrates

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  • Created on: 16-12-12 11:20
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  • Carbohydrates
    • Monosaccharides
      • Pentose Sugars
        • Deoxyribose
      • Hexose Sugars
        • Alpha Glucose
          • Sucrose
          • Maltose
            • Formation of maltose is a CONDENSATION REACTION.
              • Bond is called a 1,4 Glycosidic Bond
        • Beta Glucose
        • Fructose
          • Sucrose
    • Polysaccharides
      • Amylose
        • Unbranched, Helical molecule
        • Located in starch grains in living plant cells
      • Amylopectin
        • Branched, Helical Molecule
        • Located in starch grains in plant cells
      • Glycogen
        • Branched, Helical Molecule
        • Granules in the liver and muscle cells of mammals
      • Cellulose
        • Straight Chains cros-linked to parallel chains
        • Structural support to plant cell

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