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Wednesday, 06 October 2010
Learning Objectives.
1. To identify the differences between
Monosaccharide's and Disaccharides
2. To explain where each carbohydrate is found
and there importance.…read more

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Classes of Carbohydrates
contain a single polyhydroxy
aldehyde or ketone unit (saccharo is Greek for"sugar") (e.g., glucose, fructose).
consist of two monosaccharide units linked together by a covalent bond (e.
g., sucrose).
contain from 3 to 10monosaccharide units (e.g., raffinose).…read more

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Where are carbohydrates found?
1. What is the ratio of carbon, hydrogen and
2. Can you come up with a general formulae?
(CH2O)n…read more

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Monosaccharide's are simple sugars and are rapidly absorbed into the blood
Formation of Disaccharides…read more

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Answer the following questions
1. Why does foods monosaccharide's cause fluctuations in blood sugar
levels compared to disaccharides?
2. Lactose is a disaccharide found in milk, many adults are intolerant, what
do you think milk industries would do to produce milk for these people?
3. Explain the difference between Hydrolysis and condensation…read more

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