Today I will talk about the structure of sugars. What are they made of? What do they look like? And most importantly, how does this affect how they work?
You may already have heard of some different types of sugar. Glucose and fructose are common additives used to sweeten processed foods. And you may find sucrose in a jar on your kitchen table (incidentally sucrose is made by joining together glucose with fructose). However, sugars have many more important and exciting roles in nature than […]