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Oligosaccharides have how many sugars

3-10

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Monosaccharide found in proteoglycans

Neuramaminic acid

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MonoSaccharid found in cardiac tissue

Lyxose

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Sugar units are linked by what bonds

Glycosidic

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Starches form what type of chains

A-glucosidic

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Polysaccharide used to determine GFR

Inulin

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Also known as mucopolysaccharides

Glycosaminoglycans

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Glycosaminoglycans contain

Amino sugars and uronic acids

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Also known as mucoproteinsq

Glycoproteins

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Compounds with the same chemical formula but different structures

Isomers

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Compounds that differ in confugration of around only one specific carbon atom, with the exception of the carbonyl carbon

Epimer

11

Mirror images

Enantiomers

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Sugars are convertible bn linear form and a ring form

Anomers

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Glucose and galactose are absorbed by what transport mechanism

Secondary active

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Fructose is absorbed via what mechanism

Facilitated

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Disacharidases Are found where

Brush border

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Secondary active transporter for glucose and galactose

SGLT 1 transporter

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Link between anabolic and catabolic pathways

Amphibolic