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Carbohydrates (1-3)


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Disaccharides
Two monomer carbohydrates joined together in a condensation reaction
Glycosidic bond
A covalent bond between monosaccharides
ATP
The molecule that stores "packets" of energy for cell processes
alpha glucose
The type of glucose that can be broken down by animals and plants
beta glucose
The type of glucose that cannot be used for respiration
Maltose
A disaccharide of glucose
Amylose
A polysaccharide of glucose
Starch
Long, straight chain amylose and branched amylopectin
Glycogen
"Animal starch", only with shorter, more numerous chains of glucose
Cellulose
A polysaccharide only found in plants, consisting of β-glucose chains
Microfibril
Cross-linked cellulose chains, held together by a network of hydrogen bonds
Macrofibril
Cross-linked microfibrils, held together by a network of hydrogen bonds