Different Classes of carbohydrates: starch

Different Classes of carbohydrates: starch

Starch is a carbohydrate made up of many glucose molecules joined by glycosidic bonds. It is a polysaccharide, meaning it is made of more than one glucose molecule. Most green plants produce it to store energy. It is the most common carbohydrate in the human diet and is found in many common foods such as potatoes, wheat, and corn. Pure starch is a white, odorless, tasteless powder.


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