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Polymer
long molecule consisting of many similar or identical building blocks linked by covalent bonds
Monomer
the small repeating molecules that serve as building blocks for polymers
Condensation Reaction
Two monomers connect, covalent, loss of h2o
Dehydration Reaction
class to which a condensation reaction belongs
Hydrolysis
Process by which monomers are disassembled, broken by the addition of water
Carbohydrates
includes sugars and the polymers of sugars
Monosacchrides
carbs, single sugar,usually of the form CH2O
Disacchride
consists of two monosacchrides joined by a glycosidic linkage
Glycosydic Linkage
Covalent bond
between two monosacchrides
by a dehydration reaction
C3H6O3
Aldoses - Glyceraldehyde
C5H10O5
Aldoses - Ribose
C6H12O6
Aldoses - Glucose and Galactose