Tag: carbohydrate

  • What Is The Chemical Structure Of Carbohydrates: Detailed Insights

    Some derivatives of sugars are of considerable biological value. Amongst these are glucosamine and galactosamine, and the uronic acids. In the amino sugars, the -OH group of carbon atom2 is replaced by an amino (-NH2) group. The amino group may perhaps be modified by addition of an acetyl (-CO-CH3) group to make an acetyl amino […]