Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 3 - Self-Quiz: 4

Answer

e. both a and c

Work Step by Step

Monosaccharides (one sugar) are the simplest type of carbohydrate. Common monosaccharides have a backbone of five or six carbon atoms, one carbonyl group (-C=O), and two or more hydroxyl groups (-OH). Ribose (C5H10O5) and glucose (C6H12O6) are simple sugars (monosaccharides).
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