Ch 3 Carbon Atoms and Molecules Rutgers bio 101 pg 3

Ch 3 Carbon Atoms and Molecules Rutgers bio 101 pg 3 -...

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The large number of polar hydroxyl groups, plus the carbonyl group, gives a monosaccharide hydrophilic properties. Glucose is the most abundant monosaccaride, is used as an energy source. During cellular respiration, cells oxidize glucose molecules to a form that can be readily used for cell
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Unformatted text preview: work. Glucose in a cell exists as a ring of five carbons and one oxygen. Disaccharides They contain two monosaccharide rings joined by a glycosidic linkage, containing of a central oxygen covalently bonded to two carbons, on in each ring. +...
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2010 for the course BIO 01-119-10 taught by Professor D'arville during the Fall '09 term at Rutgers.

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Ch 3 Carbon Atoms and Molecules Rutgers bio 101 pg 3 -...

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