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Unformatted text preview: hydrogens to one oxygen. They contain one sugar unit [monosaccharides], two sugar units [disaccharides], or many sugar units [polysaccharides]. Monosaccharides They typically contain from three to seven carbon atoms. The hydroxyl group is bonde to each carbon except one; that carbon is double-bonded to an oxygen atom, forming a carbonyl group....
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