Carbohydrates - Main Points

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Carbohydrates – Main Points organic skeletons produced by plants during photosynthesis – CO from  atmosphere and water (H 2 O) is incorporated into simple sugars mono saccharide = one sugar unit  glucose, fructose, galactose di sucrose = fructose + glucose    lactose = glucose + galactose   maltose = glucose + glucose sucrose/ sucrase     lactose/ lactase  maltose/ maltase     complex carbohydrates (polysaccharides) chains of monosaccharides   may be straight or branched    starch, glycogen, fiber digestion involves amylase enzymes breaking macromolecules into  monosaccharides monosaccharides are absorbed into the blood stream using membrane 
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This note was uploaded on 06/24/2008 for the course FSHN 130 taught by Professor Wood during the Spring '08 term at Washington State University .

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