Fructose is the sweetest of the simple carbohydrates.
One of the stereoisomers of D-glucose.
Cellobiose is the basic structural unit of cellulose.
A disaccharide formed by the joining of two alpha-D-glucose molecules.
A helical molecule consisting of alpha-D-glucose units. It is one of the basic components of starch.
The building material of the cell walls and fibres of plants.
The primary source of energy for living cells.
A type of sugar found in mammalian milk.
A white, water-soluble, sweet compound known as sugar.
An exercise about the groups and structure of mono-, di- and polysaccharides.