Complex carbohydrates are known as polysaccharides

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Complex carbohydrates are known as  polysaccharides Polysaccharides are formed by linking innumerable  monosaccharides.  Among the most important polysaccharides are the starches, which  are composed of hundreds or thousands of glucose units linked to 
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Unformatted text preview: one another. Starches serve as a storage form for carbohydrates. Much of the world's human population satisfies its energy needs with the starches of rice, wheat, corn, and potatoes....
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course BIOLOGY bi 101 taught by Professor - during the Fall '10 term at Montgomery.

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