Carbohydrates[1]

Carbohydrates[1] - molecule Glycogen is a very similar...

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CARBOHYDRATES copyright cmassengale
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Characteristics of Carbohydrates Energy containing molecules Some provide structure • Basic building block is a monosaccharide (CH 2 O) n = 3,5,6 Two monosaccharides form a disaccharide copyright cmassengale
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Different Forms of Glucose copyright cmassengale
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Three Monosaccharides C 6 H 12 O 6 copyright cmassengale
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Dehydration Synthesis of a Disaccharide copyright cmassengale
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Formation of Disaccharides copyright cmassengale
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Hydrolysis of a Disaccharide copyright cmassengale
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Important Polysaccharides: Starch Consists of glucose  subunits Plant  energy storage 
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Unformatted text preview: molecule Glycogen is a very similar molecule in animals. Starch and glycogen can be digested by animals. copyright cmassengale Important Polysaccharides: Cellulose Composed of glucose subunits Different bond formed than starch Structural component in plants Cannot be digested by animals copyright cmassengale Important Polysaccharides: Chitin Glucose subunits Partly derived from non-sugars (nitrogen) Composes exoskeletons of insects Note similarity to cellulose. copyright cmassengale copyright cmassengale...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course BIO 110 taught by Professor Harmon during the Winter '11 term at BYU.

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