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1

What are the names of the 3 polysaccharides?

Starch, glycogen and cellulose.

2

What type of glucose molecule makes up starch?

Alpha glucose.

3

What are the names of the 3 disaccharides?

Maltose, sucrose and lactose.

3

What type of glucose makes up glycogen?

Alpha glucose.

4

What type of glucose makes up cellulose?

Beta glucose.

5

What are the names of the 3 monosaccharides?

Glucose, fructose and galactose.

6

What two monosaccharides make up the disaccharide maltose?

Glucose and glucose.

7

What two monosaccharides make up the disaccharide sucrose?

Glucose and fructose.

8

What two monosaccharides make up the disaccharide lactose?

Glucose and galactose.

9

What atoms are carbohydrates made of?

Carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.

10

What is the structure of alpha glucose?

*look up online*

12

What is the structure of ribose?

*look up online*

13

What is the structure of deoxyribose?

*look up online*

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What is the structure of beta glucose?

*look up online*

20

What reaction turns a disaccharide into it's 2 monosaccharide parts?

A hydrolysis reaction.

21

What reactions turns 2 monosaccharides into a disaccharide?

A condensation reaction.

22

What is used to test for reducing sugars in a solution?

Benedict's reagent.

23

What is used to test for starch in a solution?

Iodine.

24

What type of monosaccharide is glucose?

A hexose monosaccharide.

25

What type of monosaccharide is ribose?

A pentose monosaccharide.