Molecule exercise VI (Carbohydrates)
An exercise about the groups and structure of mono-, di- and polysaccharides.
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An exercise about the groups and structure of oxo compounds.
An exercise about the groups and structure of organic nitrogen compounds.
Alpha-D-glucose is one of the stereoisomers of glucoses, specifically the D-glucoses.
A helical molecule consisting of alpha-D-glucose units. It is one of the basic components of starch.
One of the stereoisomers of D-glucose.
A crystalline compound found in nucleic acids, coenzymes, nucleotides and nucleosides.
Cellobiose is the basic structural unit of cellulose.
The building material of the cell walls and fibres of plants.
The sweetest type of sugar.
The primary source of energy for living cells.
The open-chain version of ribose, which occurs naturally in nucleic acids, coenzymes, nucleotides and nucleosides.
A type of sugar found in mammalian milk.
A disaccharide formed by the joining of two alpha-D-glucose molecules.
The animation demonstrates the process of ring closure of open-chain glucose into alpha- and beta-D-glucose.
A white, water-soluble, sweet compound known as sugar.
A component of DNA, it contains one less hydroxyl group than β-D-ribose.
Fructose is the sweetest of the simple carbohydrates.