Lecture 5 Organic Compounds - Carbohydrates

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Lecture 5 Organic Compounds – Carbohydrates A. Basic Formula - C x (H 2 O)x or (CH 2 O) x - Carbohydrates are more water-soluble than lipids because they have more oxygen - Compounds with carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen in a 1:2:1 ratio - Sugars & Starches - Groups: Monosaccharides (mainly have 1:2:1 ratio)(one-sugar)
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Unformatted text preview: Oligosaccharides (few-sugars) Polysaccharides (many-sugars) B. Monosaccharides (one-sugar) 1. Simple Sugars-Also called building blocks 2. Monom ers 3. Trioses -C 3 H 6 O 3-Glyceraldehyde & Dihydroxy Aerobic respiration 4. Pentoses 5. Hexoses C. D....
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This note was uploaded on 05/30/2008 for the course BS 130 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '07 term at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

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