What is the most common monosaccharide?
Asked in Biology
What is the most common monosaccharide found in living organisms?
Asked in Chemistry
Among living things the most common among the polysaccharide structural carbohydrates is?
Asked in Carbohydrates and Low-Carb Diets
What are the monomers of carbohydrates called and what is their common name?
What carbohydrate is a main energy source for most organisms?
The most common carbohydrate energy source for most organisms is glucose. Other common sugars are fructose and galactose, but glucose by far is the most common. Glucose is not only the most common as a simple sugar (monosaccharide), but also as the basic link in larger polysaccharides, including the disaccharide sucrose and the polymers glycogen and amylose.