Essays Tagged: "Monosaccharide"

Dosage du glucose sanguin.

ThéorieLes monosaccharides alimentaires, sont absorbés dans la circulation sanguine. Ils vont ensuite, p ...

(2 pages) 28 1 1.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Carbs in The Human Body

(2 pages) 173 9 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Testing for Macromolecules

proteins. Benedict's solution was used to test for the presence of simple sugars, such as glucose (monosaccharide). When heated, the solution mixed with monosaccharides produced a reddish-orange colo ... o Benedict's solution was that sucrose is a disaccharide. If disaccharides are not broken down into monosaccharides then there will be no colour change. Iodine solution was used to determine the prese ...

(2 pages) 53 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

A comparison of the respiration of yeast in different sugar substrates.

: The aim was to compare the respiration of yeast in different substrates of sugars, i.e. between a monosaccharide (glucose) and a disaccharide (maltose)Theory: There are three types of Carbohydrates, ... tes, monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polysaccharides. The two, which I will be looking at, are, monosaccharide (glucose) and the disaccharide (maltose)Classification and major properties of carboh ...

(18 pages) 107 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

A to Z atkins

(1 pages) 45 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Testing for Biomolecules

ormones, NeurotransmittersCarbohydrates, SugarsDisaccharidesMonomers:Amino acidsNucleotidesPhosphateMonosaccharidesPolymers:Peptide, Oligopeptide, Polypeptide, ProteinNucleic acid, i.e. DNA, RNAOligos ... the cell, producing nucleotides, which are the molecular building blocks of DNA and RNA.SaccharidesMonosaccharides are carbohydrates in the form of simple sugars.Disaccharides are formed from two mon ...

(6 pages) 56 1 4.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Biology Lab Report on the Effects of Photosynthesis

ze glucose molecules from carbon dioxide and water. Energy (ATP), initially in the form of glucose (monosaccharide) is later formed by condensation reaction into starch (polysaccharide). These alpha-g ...

(5 pages) 165 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology


ant part of the human diet and that of many animals. The simplest of them are the simple sugars, or monosaccharides, which contain either an aldehyde or a ketone group. The most important is glucose.T ...

(1 pages) 48 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Heavily summarised notes for biological molecules (carbohydrates)

ariable numbers.II. STRUCTURE OF CARBOHYDRATES- Carbohydrates are divided into three main classes:- Monosaccharides- Disaccharides- Polysaccharides1. Monosaccharides- Defined as a carbohydrate which c ... se (hexose sugars)2. Disaccharides- A disaccharide is formed by a condensation reaction between two monosaccharides - one molecule of water is removed from the pair of monosaccharides (Fig. 1).Common ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Aerobic Respiration

dependent pathway of ATP formation. In this process potential energy is transferred from glucose (a monosaccharide) to phosphate bonds. This process is carried out in a series of reactions known as gl ...

(5 pages) 42 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Proteins And Carbohydrates

1:2:1 ratio. Carbohydrates are structural materials, energy stores, and transportable energy forms. Monosaccharide, oligosaccharide, polysaccharide. Carbohydrates are made of sugars, and protei ... a carbohydrate is called a monomer of sugar, or a monsaccharide if you will. A chain of two or more monosaccharides is called a oligosacchaide.Proteins and other large molecules have oligosaccharides ...

(2 pages) 38 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Unknown Chemical Lab

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 Nucleic Acids are ... uld then turn into a dark purpleor black color. Another test was the Benedict's test which tests formonosaccharide, which should turn the chemical into a tangerine, reddishcolor. The third test is the ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


oduction, and increased glucose utilization which the body is using high level of the simple sugar (monosaccharide) that serves as the chief source of energy in the body.The synthesis of the iodine-co ...

(5 pages) 25 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Classification of Macromolecules

re referred to as saccharides, or simply as sugars, and are vital to life. They can be divided into monosaccharides, disaccharides, and polysaccharides, depending on the number of sugar molecules invo ... polysaccharides, depending on the number of sugar molecules involved. A single sugar molecule is a monosaccharide and includes things such as glucose and fructose, and two sugar molecules are a disac ...

(9 pages) 7281 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Structure and Function of Carbohydrates

ody, as well as proteins and fats, macronutrients are needed in large amounts. Carbohydrates can be monosaccharides (sugars), disaccharides, oligosaccharides and polysaccharides (starch). Carbohydrate ... f Cx(H2O)y- they only contain carbon, hydrogen and oxygen- making them organic compounds.Sugar is a monosaccharide and is very sweet; it is made of alpha glucose monomers. If two of these were to poly ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Science Essays

Give an account on the molecular structure of carbohydrates

en. Examples of carbohydrates include sugars and starches. There are three main types based on size.MonosaccharidesMonosaccharides contain a single sugar molecule. The general formula is (CH2O)n, wher ... general formula is (CH2O)n, where 'n' equals the number of carbon atoms in the molecule. Different monosaccharides have different numbers of carbons. Trioses have 3 carbons, Pentoses contain 5 and He ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry


fuel and building material, include sugars and polymers of sugarsThe simplest carbohydrates are the monosaccharides, or simple sugars(monomers)Disaccharides are double sugars consisting of two monosac ... two monosaccharides joined by covalent bondsMacromolecules are polymers called polysaccharidesSugarsMonosaccharides have molecular formulas of the unit CH2O.Glucose is the most common one (C6H12O6)Has ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays