In my last blog I talked about the structure of some simple sugars like glucose and fructose. These types of sugar are the most simple ones that we will find. They are used as the building blocks for much more complicated sugars. Normally we would call the building block monosaccharides (meaning one sugar) and the […]
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?