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Unformatted text preview: to O is 2:1, as in a water molecule (H 2 O). There are types of carbohydrates according to the complexity of the carbohydrate molecule. Carbohydrates and usually taste sweet to humans are referred to as sugar. If a carbohydrate is made up from a single molecule it is called monosaccharide . When the carbohydrate is made up of 2 sugar molecules linked together it is referred to as a adisaccharide Carbohydrates which have more than 3 molecules are called polysaccharides . The general formula to represent the carbohydrate is Cx(H 2 O)y....
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course BIOLOGY bi 101 taught by Professor - during the Fall '10 term at Montgomery.
- Fall '10