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Basic Overview of Carbohydrate Metabolism

Carbohydrate metabolism denotes the various biochemical processes responsible for the formation, breakdown and interconversion of carbohydrates in living organisms. The most important carbohydrate is glucose, a simple sugar (monosaccharide) that is metabolized by nearly all known organisms. Since all digestible forms of carbohydrates are eventually transformed into glucose, it is important to consider how glucose […]

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  • Updated May 28, 2016

Carbohydrates are the Staff of Life. Why?

Carbohydrates have the general formula [CH2O]n where n is a number between 3 and 6. Carbohydrates function in short-term energy storage (such as sugar); as intermediate-term energy storage (starch for plants and glycogen for animals); and as structural components in cells (cellulose in the cell walls of plants and many protists), and chitin in the […]

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  • Updated October 11, 2016

What Happened When Fructose Overload in our Body? (Infographics)

Fructose, is a Monosaccharide found in many plants. It is Keto-monosaccharide with common names Fruit sugar and Honey sugar. It is a major  constituent of Disaccharides like Sucrose and Inulin. This infographic gives the basic idea on Fructose overload, when it is present in our body in high amount. Fructose was discovered by French chemist Augustin-Pierre […]

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  • Updated May 23, 2016

Multiple Choice Question – MCQ on Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are widely distributed in plants and animals to fulfill both structural and metabolic roles. In plants, synthesized out CO2 and water by photosynthesis and steroid as starch or changed to cellulose to provide framework. Animals can synthesize some carbohydrate from fat and protein. However, the bulk of animal carbohydrate is derived from plants. Notes […]

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  • Updated September 27, 2017

Carbohydrates MCQ Online Examination- Part 2

This is the continuation of the article “Carbohydrates MCQ Online Examination- Part 1“Welcome to Biochemistry MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) examinations zone. This questions are designed based on the Topic “Carbohydrates”. Recently i have posted one article on Carbohydrates and Biochemistry video lecture also. Before going to start this test please verify my previous biochemistry study […]

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  • Updated May 20, 2019

Carbohydrates MCQ Online Examination- Part 1

Welcome to Biochemistry MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) examinations zone. This questions are designed based on the Topic “Carbohydrates”.  Recently i have posted one article on Carbohydrates and Biochemistry video lecture also. Before going to start this test please verify my previous biochemistry study materials in this blog. “Just Brush back your basics” Useful links: What […]

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  • Updated March 18, 2016