A monosaccharide is __________.a. a simple sugar containing three or more carbonsb. a carbohydrate with higher molecular weight than a disaccharidec. made from amine (−NH2) and carboxylic acid (−COOH) functional groupsd. a large biological molecule consisting of one or more chains of amino acids

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A monosaccharide is __________.
a. a simple sugar containing three or more carbons
b. a carbohydrate with higher molecular weight than a disaccharide
c. made from amine (−NH2) and carboxylic acid (−COOH) functional groups
d. a large biological molecule consisting of one or more chains of amino acids
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A monosaccharide is the most basic form of carbohydrates. This contains 3 or more C atoms bonded to each other. Glucose is an important monosaccharide.

Where as the disaccharide is formed by combining two monosaccharide units together through a glyosidic bond. As disaccharide is double of a monosaccharide, the molar mass ...

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