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11-2Ch11C118students - Chapter 11 Nutrition: Food for...

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Chapter 11 Nutrition: Food for Thought Monday, 5 October 2009 Readings Chapter 11.1,11.3 and 11.2 Homework: Questions 17-23, 42 A di saccharide , or, “double sugar” is formed from two monosaccharides. In a molecule of sucrose, i.e., table sugar, an ! -glucose and fructose are joined by a _______ linkage. The linkage is obtained when a H and OH condense out ______ albeit in an enzymatic reaction (not spontaneous like for polymers).
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______________ are polymers of many sugars, often ________ of glucose units and often with lots of branches, each new monomer joins and produces a water molecule. e.g., glycogen , is the polysaccharide form of carbohydrate storage in ___________ Cellulose Starch is a primary carbo. component of several foods, e.g., potato Cellulose , is a primary _______ component in the cell walls of plants, and primary component of paper
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A healthful diet derives from _______ carbohydrates and these are often broken down by ________ in our saliva into glucose. The glucose is an easy source of fuel but our body also synthesizes glucose Glycolysis: Metabolism of Glucose
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We can digest starch but not cellulose – our enzymes
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