Essays Tagged: "Polysaccharide"

All about Bacteria.

a cell wall. Members of the kingdom Eubacteria have a cell wall made of peptidoglycan, a network of polysaccharide molecules linked together with chains of amino acids. Some eubacteria have a cell wal ... eubacteria have a cell wall covered with an outer membrane layer made of large molecules called lipopolysaccharides. A lipopolysaccharide is a chain of sugar molecules with a lipid attached to one end ...

(5 pages) 152 1 4.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Biofilms: The Who, What, Where, Why, and How's

lp attach bacteria to a variety of surfaces. Another attachment method is the glycocalyx, a protein-polysaccharide coating that was also called the slime layer. The glycocalyx is a loose mass of carbo ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

Glucose regulation

body via the blood plasma and if there is too much present it is stored in the kidneys as glycogen (polysaccharide carbohydrate).The level of blood glucose has to be maintained by the body. Too higher ...

(4 pages) 78 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Study notes on the structure and function of various groups of molecules including proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids (fats)

nd enzymes-Structural formula of protein:b. Types of carbohydrates: monosaccharides, disaccharides, polysaccharide-Monosaccharides-Simplest kind of carbohydrate-Consists of a single sugar molecule lik ... d as sucrose-Lactose, the sugar in milk, is a disaccharide-Maltose is an ingredient in brewing beer-Polysaccharides-Polymers with many monosaccharides joined together by glycosidic linkages-Function i ...

(2 pages) 27 0 4.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Biology Lab Report on the Effects of Photosynthesis

ially in the form of glucose (monosaccharide) is later formed by condensation reaction into starch (polysaccharide). These alpha-glucose units are attached together by glycosidic bonds. Starch is form ...

(5 pages) 165 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Heavily summarised notes for biological molecules (carbohydrates)

CARBOHYDRATES- Carbohydrates are divided into three main classes:- Monosaccharides- Disaccharides- Polysaccharides1. Monosaccharides- Defined as a carbohydrate which cannot be hydrolysed to simpler c ... glucose + fructose- The bond formed between the 2 monosaccharides is called the glycosidic bond.13. Polysaccharides- Polysaccharides are polymers of monosaccharides.Common examples are:- Starch (stora ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Proteins And Carbohydrates

ructural materials, energy stores, and transportable energy forms. Monosaccharide, oligosaccharide, polysaccharide. Carbohydrates are made of sugars, and proteins are made of amino acids. The s ... other large molecules have oligosaccharides attached as chains. A complex carbohydrate is a polysaccharide. They are straight or branched chains of sugar monomers of the same type. Prot ...

(2 pages) 38 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Efeects Of Salivary Amylase On Starch Hydrolysis Under Different PH Levels

r, 1994).The procees by which strarch is broken down is called starch hydrolysis. When this occurs, polysaccharide starch molecules are broken down into modified forms known as disacharides. This proc ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Unknown Chemical Lab

specific group. The molecules link together makes different types of carbohydrates. Some types are polysaccharide, monosaccharide, and disaccharide. The elements that are found in the molecules of Nu ... all our body, such as finger nails, and hair. One of the tests was the Iodine test, which tests for polysaccharides.If the chemical were a polysaccharide it would then turn into a dark purpleor black ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Copper Sulphate On Amylase

ed to hydrolyse the alternate glycosidic bonds in starch. By doing this it meant that the starch, a polysaccharide was broken down into maltose, a disaccharide. However, copper sulphate would interfer ...

(1 pages) 3125 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Polysaccharides: From Waste Products to Smart Materials

Polysaccharides: From Waste Products to Smart MaterialsDr. Caroline L. SchauerPolysaccharides are si ... re exposed to them various times a day and they make up an important part of our Earth. Some common polysaccharides are: cellulose, chitin (in seafood), starch, alginate, hydroaluronic acid, chondriti ... rch, alginate, hydroaluronic acid, chondritin sulfate, glycogen, xylan, pectin, and various others. Polysaccharides boast varied and mostly useful properties that vary based on their structure, on of ...

(3 pages) 7 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Give an account on the molecular structure of carbohydrates

emical formulae of disaccharides is C12H2O11 since H2O was removed during the condensation reaction.PolysaccharidesPolysaccharides are made up of many sugar monomers joined by glycosidic bonds. They m ... e chain coils up in a helix to form a compact molecule. Amylopectin on the other hand is a branched polysaccharide. It is made up of alpha glucose monomers. And joined by alpha 1-4 and alpha 1-6 glyco ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry


sugars consisting of two monosaccharides joined by covalent bondsMacromolecules are polymers called polysaccharidesSugarsMonosaccharides have molecular formulas of the unit CH2O.Glucose is the most co ... oleculesDiasaccharidesConsist of two monosaccharides joined by a glycosidic linkage, a covalent bondPolysaccharidesAre macromolecules, few thousand monosaccharides, serve as storage material, hydrolyz ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays