Cellobiose is the basic structural unit of cellulose.
The building material of the cell walls and fibres of plants.
Alpha-D-glucose is one of the stereoisomers of glucoses, specifically the D-glucoses.
Fructose is the sweetest of the simple carbohydrates.
The primary source of energy for living cells.
Paper was invented more than two thousand years ago.
The animation demonstrates the process of ring closure of open-chain glucose into alpha- and beta-D-glucose.
A white, water-soluble, sweet compound known as sugar.
A helical molecule consisting of alpha-D-glucose units. It is one of the basic components of starch.
The sweetest type of sugar.
A type of sugar found in mammalian milk.
A disaccharide formed by the joining of two alpha-D-glucose molecules.
Mirror image isomers of asymmetrical shapes and solids are non-superimposable.
An exercise about the groups and structure of mono-, di- and polysaccharides.