Disaccharides

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 A disaccharide is a [[carbohydrate]] formed by the joining of two [[monosacharrides]] in a [[Condensation reaction.]]  
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 A disaccharide is a [[Carbohydrate]] formed by the joining of two [[Monosacharrides|Monosacharides]] in a [[Condensation reaction.]]  
  
 
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| [[Maltose]]
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| [[Maltose]]  
 
| [[Glucose]] + [[Glucose]]
 
| [[Glucose]] + [[Glucose]]
 
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| [[Lactose]]
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| [[Lactose]]  
 
| [[Glucose]] + [[Galactose]]
 
| [[Glucose]] + [[Galactose]]
 
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| [[Sucrose]]
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| [[Sucrose]]  
| [[Glucose ]]+ [[Fructose]]
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| [[Glucose]]+ [[Fructose]]
 
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Revision as of 18:17, 1 December 2011

 A disaccharide is a Carbohydrate formed by the joining of two Monosacharides in a Condensation reaction.


The combinations of common disaccharides are:


Maltose Glucose + Glucose
Lactose Glucose + Galactose
Sucrose Glucose+ Fructose
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