What Is the Function of Disaccharides?


The main function of disaccharides is to provide nutrition to monosaccharides. Disaccharides consist of two monosaccharides held together by a covalent bond. A human diet is made up of three disaccharides namely lactose, sucrose and maltose.
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Answer The primary function of disaccharides is as a nutritional source of monosaccharides. Many of the sugars found in foodstuffs are disaccharides.
They can be stored as fat or burned by the power to power its cells. According to Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disaccharid…. "A disaccharide is the carbohydrate
Disaccharide's definition is any of a class of sugars (as sucrose) that yields on hydrolysis
A disaccharide is a carbohydrate consisting og two monosaccharide units. It's chemical formula is C12H22O11. Sucrose or table sigar is one. Man cannot produce it but extrats it
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