BIOMOLECULES - 1 Ribose found in RNA is a\"normal sugar with one oxygen atom attached to each carbon atom.` Deoxyribose found in DNA is a modified sugar

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1- Ribose, found in RNA, is a "normal" sugar, with one oxygen atom attached to each carbon atom.` Deoxyribose, found in DNA, is a modified sugar, lacking one oxygen atom 2- Glucose,This provides nearly all the energy the human brain uses daily. Fructose,The sweetest of the sugars and is found in fruit, honey, and saps. Galactose,This monosaccharide occurs naturally as a single sugar in only a few foods. 3-Monosaccharides are: single sugars and the most important in nutrition. Disaccharides are: sugars composed of pairs of monosaccharides. Polysaccharides are: large molecules composed of chains of monosaccharides. 4-Glycogen, A storage form of energy in human or animal body Starch, A storage form of energy in plants Cellulose, is a major component of plant cell walls (providing structure) 5- A fat molecule consists of two kinds of parts: a glycerol backbone and three fatty acid tails. Glycerol is a small organic molecule with three hydroxyl groups, while a fatty acid consists of a long hydrocarbon chain
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