Molecule exercise VI (Carbohydrates)

Molecule exercise VI (Carbohydrates)

An exercise about the groups and structure of mono-, di- and polysaccharides.

Chemistry

Keywords

molecule, carbohydrate, sugar, monosaccharide, disaccharide, polysaccharide, compound sugar, ketose, aldose, reducing, non-reducing, isomer, exercise, simple sugar, practicing, chemistry

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Alpha-D-glucose (C₆H₁₂O₆)

Alpha-D-glucose is one of the stereoisomers of glucoses, specifically the D-glucoses.

Amylose ((C₆H₁₀O₅)n)

A helical molecule consisting of alpha-D-glucose units. It is one of the basic components of starch.

Beta-D-glucose (C₆H₁₂O₆)

One of the stereoisomers of D-glucose.

Beta-D-ribose (C₅H₁₀O₅)

A crystalline compound found in nucleic acids, coenzymes, nucleotides and nucleosides.

Cellobiose (C₁₂H₂₂O₁₁)

Cellobiose is the basic structural unit of cellulose.

Cellulose (C₆H₁₀O₅)n

The building material of the cell walls and fibers of plants.

D-glucose (dextrose) (C₆H₁₂O₆)

The primary source of energy for living cells.

D-ribose (C₅H₁₀O₅)

The open-chain version of ribose, which occurs naturally in nucleic acids, coenzymes, nucleotides and nucleosides.

Lactose (C₁₂H₂₂O₁₁)

A type of sugar found in mammalian milk.

Maltose (malt sugar) (C₁₂H₂₂O₁₁)

A disaccharide formed by the joining of two alpha-D-glucose molecules.

Ring closure of glucose

The animation demonstrates the process of ring closure of open-chain glucose into alpha- and beta-D-glucose.

Saccharose (sucrose) (C₁₂H₂₂O₁₁)

A white, water-soluble, sweet compound known as sugar.

2-deoxy-beta-D-ribose (C₅H₁₀O₄)

A component of DNA, it contains one less hydroxyl group than β-D-ribose.

Beta-D-fructose (fruit sugar) (C₆H₁₂O₆)

Fructose is the sweetest of the simple carbohydrates.

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