GCE AQA BIOL - Carbohydrates
Unit 3.2 The variety of living organisms
3.2.4 The variety of life is extensive and this is reflected in similarities and differences in its biochemical basis and cellular organisation.Carbohydrates
The monomers of carbohydrates are monosaccharides.
Many carbohydrate monosaccharides can be linked up to form long polymers known as polysaccharides.
There are many different types of polysaccharides found in nature. In GCE AQA Biology, you should be familiar with three: starch, cellulose, and glycogen.
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Toole, G., & Toole, S. (2015). Aqa biology A level. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
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