Composition, Structure, and Function of Carbohydrates

Composition, Structure, and Function of Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates include both sugars and polymers of sugars. Carbohydrates can be : Monosaccharides Oligosaccharides Polysaccharides Examples: Monosaccharides – Glucose , Fructose, Galactose. Oligosaccharide – sucrose, lactose, and maltose. Polysaccharides – cellulose and chitin Monosaccharide They are simplest carbohydrates, by polymerization, they Read More

Composition, Structure, And Function Of Biomolecules

Composition, Structure, And Function Of Biomolecules

Biomolecules The molecules found in the organisms are called biomolecules and they obey the same laws of physics and chemistry. Biomolecules have curious optical activity. They rotate the plane of polarisation of independent light. Organic molecules produced abiologically lack this property. Products Read More