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- A polymer composed of multiple units of monosaccharide (simple sugar).
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- A linear or branched polymer (e.g. starch, cellulose, etc.) composed of covalently linked monosaccharides, including cellulose, pectin and starch. Synonym: carbohydrate.
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- amylose, beta-galactosidase, disaccharide, glucose invertase, glucose isomerase, lactose, monosaccharide, oligosaccharide