Flashcards in Carbohydrates Deck (15):
Give two functions of Carbs.
Energy storage for humans________ and for plants________.
Used to protect and support
Plant cell wall made from..
Carbs exist as ..(3)
Monosaccharides (1 subunit)
Oligosaccharides (several subunits)
Polysaccharides (many subunits)
What type of carbs is on lipid bilayer?
What type of carbs is glucose?
Monosaccharide (single sugar, contains 6 carbons)
What type of carbs is on glycogen and cellulose?
It is used to obtain energy in mitochondria.
2 monosaccharide's linked together by dehydration synthesis
It is used for sugar transport or energy storage
Give 3 examples of dissacharides.
-sucrose in plants
-lactose in animals
-maltose in grain (barley)
A few monosaccharides joined in a short chain
The are found on cell surfaces acting as identification markers