4#3 Types Of Carbohydrates: Oligosaccharides

Oligosaccharides are carbohydrates composed of a few monosaccharides, about two to ten. they can have many functions including cell-recognition on plasma membranes of animal cells. They are usually found linked to compatible amino acid side chains in proteins or to lipid moieties. It is also most frequently found within plants in large amounts in chicory roots, onions, wheat, legumes, asparagus and more.


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