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Tan, Aubrey Cassandra L. BSP2E 01.25.2021 Module 3 Carbohydrates Check-in Activity MONOSACCHARIDES Name of Sugar Plant/Animal Source Scientific Name Family Name Use/s Glucose Potato Solanum tuberosum Solanaceae Used to treat very low blood sugar and increase the amount of glucose in your body. Fructose Sugar cane Saccharum officinarum Poaceae Used in enhancing the taste in food industries like energy drinks, low-calorie products, used in soft moist cookies, nutrition bars, reduced calorie products. DISACCHARIDES Sucrose Pineapple Ananal comosus Bromeliaceae Plants use sucrose as a storage molecule. Sucrose provides our bodies with the energy required to perform physical and mental functions. Maltose Peach Prunus persica Rosaceae It is used as an excipient/stabilizer and is twice as efficient as glucose in supplying calories in intravenous fluid. OLIGOSACCHARIDES
Tan, Aubrey Cassandra L. BSP2E 01.25.2021 Raffinose Cabbage Brassica oleeracea var.