One of the stereoisomers of D-glucose.
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.
A helical molecule consisting of alpha-D-glucose units. It is one of the basic components of starch.
Fructose is the sweetest of the simple carbohydrates.
The sweetest type of sugar.
A disaccharide formed by the joining of two alpha-D-glucose molecules.
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.
The primary source of energy for living cells.
A type of sugar found in mammalian milk.
An exercise about the groups and structure of mono-, di- and polysaccharides.