- Sugars and starch are composed of many single sugar units put together.
- One of these units is called a monosaccharide.
- Two are called a disaccharide.
- Three or more become a polysaccharide.
Starch (found in plants)
- made up of polysaccharides in two main molecules - amylose and amylopectin.
- Amylose is a straight chain between 200 and 5000 glucose molecules with 1,4 glycosidic…