BioMolecules: Carbs

Sugars, Starches, and Cellulose by Surya R. and Riya M.

Mononomer: CH2O-Monosaccharide

It is made from Carbon Dioxide and Water together with the chemical reaction of photosynthesis to create carbohydrates. Examples of Monosaccharides are: Glucose, Galactose, and Fructose.
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Polymer: Polysaccharide

It is made from monomers joined together. Examples of Polysaccharides are: Maltose, Sucrose, and Lactose.
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Examples of Carbohydrates





Functional Group(s): Carbonyl

Carbonyl (OH) is present in almost every Carbohydrate.

Functions of Carbohydrates

Common functions for this biomolecule are to energize living things and to structure materials.

Structure vs. Function

it's function is to energize other living beings, so the structure has a special place where energy is stored. It is stored between the bonds of phosphate molucules