Work Sheet 19
Overview of Carbohydrate Metabolism
1. Define the following terms: monosaccharide, polysaccharide, asymmetric carbon, glycosidic bond and reducing sugar.
2. Identify the composition of the following disaccharides: a-lactose, b-sucrose and b-maltose.
3. Discuss the difference between insulin-sensitive and insulin-insensitive glucose transport.
4. Define the pathways of the carbohydrate system.
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