Carbohydrates

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Basic information

Carbohydrates are a group of chemical compounds that contains carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen

Function of the Macromolecule

living things use these molecules for energy and Carbon dioxide They are found in seeds, roots or fruits

connections to macromolecule in life

Glucose is packed with energy it is also found in fruit


Galactose is found in milk

types of carbohydrates

Monosaccharides are the simplest from of the carbohydrates since they consist of a signal carbohydrates.


disaccharides are more complex since they consist of two monosaccharides joined to each other


Polysaccharides are made up of ten or more monosaccharides and are often highly complex chains of long Molecules