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What is the reaction that creates polysaccharides? What covalent bond forms between 2 sugars?...

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1. What is the reaction that creates polysaccharides? What covalent bond forms between 2 sugars?

2. Which is the main group involved in this bond formation?

Sugars:

Sugars are polymers of monosaccharides - which are made from carbon, oxygen and hydrogen. They are an easier energy supply than fats, but supply less energy as they are more oxidised.

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Glycosidic Bond: Definition & Formation

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Chapter 1 / Lesson 11
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In this lesson, learn what glycosides are and how they are dependent on glycosidic bonds for their formation. Learn about the types of glycosidic bonds.


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