Biological molecules AQA AS Biology PART 1 OF 8 TOPICS: Carbohydrates
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This document is a quick summary on all that you need to know about carbohydrates including monosaccharides, disaccharides, polysaccharides and tests for reducing sugars, non-reducing sugars and starch.
NB:Dont get confused if a glucosidic bond is referred to as 1,4 alpha glycosidic bond for example. This means that the glycosidic bond is between carbon number 1 of one glucose molecule and carbon number 4 on another glucose molecule with both glucose molecules being alpha.