What are examples of monosaccharides and polysaccharides?

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Glucose, fructose, sucrose, glycogen, cellulose, starch etc.


  1. Glucose, fructose, sucrose, galactose etc., are the monosaccharides, while the glycogen, cellulose, starch etc., are polysaccharides.
  2. Polysaccharides are long chains of monosaccharides bound by glycosidic linkage. On hydrolysis yield constituent manosaccharides. Thank you