Simple carbohydrates

Simple carbohydrates - It is soluble and is transported by...

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Simple carbohydrates, commonly referred to as  sugars , can be  monosaccharides  if they are composed of single molecules, or  disaccharides  if they are composed of two molecules.  The most important monosaccharide is  glucose , a carbohydrate with  the molecular formula C 6 H 12 O 6 Glucose is the basic form of fuel in living things. 
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Unformatted text preview: It is soluble and is transported by body fluids to all cells, where it is metabolized to release its energy. Glucose is the starting material for cellular respiration, and it is the main product of photosynthesis....
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course BIOLOGY bi 101 taught by Professor - during the Fall '10 term at Montgomery.

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