Carbohydrates Are Generally Called As Saccharides - TRUE / FALSE

Yes. The above-given statement is true.

Carbohydrates are also called saccharides.

Saccharides are a group that includes sugars, starch and cellulose, which are divided into four chemical groups: 

  • Monosaccharides-e.g. glucose
  • Disaccharides-e.g.e.g. sucrose
  • Oligosaccharides-e.g.glycolipids 
  • Polysaccharides – e.g.starch

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