Presentation on theme: "Biology The elements which make up carbohydrates."— Presentation transcript:
1 Biology The elements which make up carbohydrates. The structural formula of glucoseThe condensation of glucose to form the disaccharide maltoseThe condensation of glucose and fructose to form the disaccharide sucrose (a non-reducing sugar)
2 The elements which make up carbohydrates. The elements which make up carbohydrates are:CarbonHydrogenOxygen.Carbohydrate means ‘hydrated carbon’.Structure: one carbon and water molecule with every two hydrogen moleculesRatio: 1:2:1
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