Carbohydrate

Rayna and Abbie

Questions

1. Name of biomolecule

Carbohydrates

2. Name of monomer

Monosaccharides, single simple sugars

3. Drawing of monomer

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4. Name of polymer

Disaccharides and Oligosaccharides.

5. Examples of this biomolecule

Starch, sugar, glycogen, dextran, inulin, cellulose, and Hemicellulose,

6. Functional group(s) always found in this biomolecule

Carbonyl and Hydroxyl

7. Common functions of this biomolecule

The roles of carbohydrates in the body include providing energy for muscles, providing fuel for the central nervous system, enabling fat metabolism, being a dietary fiber, and preventing protein from being used as energy.

8. How does its structure allow for its function?

Glucose is part of the structure which allows it to be broken and sugars and energy to be released. Some found in the membrane assist other membrane structures.