Monosaccharides

monosaccharides

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  • Created on: 02-10-13 11:32
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  • Monosaccharides
    • all soluble and sweet tasting
    • all names end with -ose
    • general formula is (CH2O)n
      • where n is the number of the carbon atoms
        • where n=3 they are triose sugars- formula C3H6O3
        • where n=5 they are pentose sugars- fomrula C5H10O5
        • where n=6 they are hexose sugars- formula C6H12O6

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