Carbs

Maya Garg and Devia Joshi

Biomolecule name

Carbohydrates

Names of monomers

Monosaccharides (simple sugars, glucose, fructose, and galactose)
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Name of polymer

Polysaccharide

Examples of carbohydrates

Cookies

Bread

Lychee

Oranges

2% or regular milk

Functional groups

Alcohol, aldehyde, and ketone

Functions

Providing energy for muscles, fuel for the nervous system, enabling metabolism, and breaking down foods.

Structure vs function

Helps determine where and how energy is stored in muscles and different parts of the body. It also allows sugars to easily attach as well as easily makes chains.

Bibliography

"Honors Biology - Joule." HBio: Assignment: Carbohydrate Activity. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Sept. 2014.