Describe how monosaccharides join to form disaccharides (sucrose, lactose and maltose) and polysaccharides (glycogen and amylose) through condensation reactions forming glycosidic bonds, and how these can be split through hydrolysis reactions. (Activities

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  • Sucrose is formed from a glucose and fructose sugar.
  • Maltose is formed from two glucose sugars.
  • Lactose is formed from a galactose and glucose sugar.

The bond in Maltose is a 1,4 glycosidic link


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