Maltose Research Paper

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Maltose (disaccharide – simple carb) is a carbohydrate that is used as an energy source in the body. It is made by joining two glucose units together. Once joined together, it loses its oxygen and two hydrogens (the water molecule), through condensation. This reaction causes a glycosidic bond to be formed The monomer found in proteins are Amino Acids. There are 20 variations of these Amino Acids in the human body, and each one contains a formula with an ‘R’ group, amino group and a carboxyl group. Polymers from the Amino Acids are formed by condensation (water removal). These polymers can then create polypeptides (the long chains). Dipeptide is formed by 2 Amino Acids, which causes a peptide bond forming. Describe the different structural

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