A monosaccharide, called a simple sugar, is the simplest carbohydrate.
Its action here is to convert maltose to glucose (a monosaccharide) ready for absorption.
monosaccharide units present in the chain.
monosaccharide sugar that is a building block for a number of other carbohydrates.
monosaccharide chains in some polysaccharides can be broken down by acid hydrolysis.
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