What is the nature of the biomolecule carbohydrate?

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May 21, 2017

Answer:

Carbohydrate is a group of molecules, commonly called sugar/saccharide.

Explanation:

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Carbohydrate molecules are made up of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen: the ratio of atoms of hydrogen and oxygen is always 2:1.

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Monosaccharide units join together to form polysaccharide. For example, glucose units form starch and glycogen; whereas fructose units form inulin. All these are included under carbohydrate.

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