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What type of bond (name other than covalent) that holds the monomers of carbohydrates together?

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A Glycosidic bond or linkage joins a sugar (carbohydrate) molecules to another group. When two adjacent monosaccharides join to form disaccharide or polysaccharide, a glycosidic bond is formed between the monosaccharide units.

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Whenever a glycosidic bond is formed a water molecule is eliminated, like the peptide...

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