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An individual eats a sweet potato, which is a food containing high amounts of maltose. For each maltose molecule ingested, a cell produces 32 net ATP....

An individual eats a sweet potato, which is a food containing high amounts of maltose. For each maltose molecule ingested, a cell produces 32 net ATP.


Is this false because 32 ATP is created for each glucose molecule?

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Yes, this is a false statement. This is so because maltose is a disaccharide which is made up of two... View the full answer

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False Note that t wo molecules of glucose are linked by an α-1,4-glycosidic... View the full answer

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  • Additional comment,: correcting the equation above on maltose and glucose - Maltose = glucose + glucose
    • steven-k
    • May 01, 2018 at 10:17pm

The way to answer this question is ... View the full answer

This is false . Maltose is a disaccharide made of glucose molecules. Each maltose... View the full answer

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