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Biological Molecules- Carbohydrates + Lipids
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Department
Biology (Agric & Envir Sc)
Course
AEBI 120
Professor
Gary Dunphy
Semester
Fall

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September 7th 2011Biological MoleculesAll lifeforms are composed of carbon which is the most common element in lifeforms and makes up more compounds than all of the other elements combined This is because it can form very strong single double or triple bonds CarbohydratesAre used as a source of energy glycogen or for structure in plants celluloseCH2On is the general formulaC6H12O66O26CO26H2OMonosaccarideshave 37 Carbon atoms often 6 called hexosesglucose a transport sugar in animalsfructosedeoxyribose found in genetic materialDisaccarideslactose glucosegalactosesucrose a transport sugar in plantsOligosaccaridesPolysaccharidesContains more th
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