Biological Molecules (Monosaccharides)

Monosaccharides are......
monomers of carbohydrates
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Three functions of carbohydrates!
1) Sourcing energy 2) Storing energy 3) Structure
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What do carbohydrates contain?
Carbon, Hydrogen and Oxygen
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Monosaccharides all are....
1) Soluble in water 2) Sweet tastes 3) Form crystals
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Most common=
Hexose sugars
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OH above ring=
a glucose
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True/False-Monosaccharides can be bonded together to form polysaccharises called starch?
True
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How do you break Glycosidc bonds?
Hydrolysis reaction
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