Disaccharide

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A disaccharide is a carbohydrate polymer composed of two sugar monomers (monosaccharides) which are joined by a glycosidic bond formed by a condensation reaction. Disaccharides are the simplest forms of polysaccharides. 

Examples of disaccharides:

References

  1. Molecular Cell Biology 2013 (Seventh Edition) Lodish et al. page 39

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