Sections
Carbohydrates
Monosaccharides
Stereochemistry of Monosaccharides
Monosaccharide Configurations
Cyclic Monosaccharides
Hemiacetal vs. Hemiketal
Anomer
Mutarotation
Pyranose Conformations
Common Monosaccharides
Derivatives of Monosaccharides
Reducing Sugars
Reducing Sugars Tests
Glycosidic Bond
Disaccharides
Glycoconjugates
Polysaccharide
Cellulose
Chitin
Peptidoglycan
Starch
Glycogen
Lectins

Practice: Chitin is:

Practice: Indicate whether or not each of the following characterizations applies to the following:

(1) Chitin only, (2) Cellulose only, (3) Both Cellulose and Chitin, (4) Neither.

a) Structural polysaccharide: ____________.

b) Monomers are glucose amino sugar derivatives: ____________.

c) Glycosidic linkages are all (β-1,4): ____________.

d) Homopolysaccharide: ____________.

Practice: Which of the following statements best describes the main structural difference between cellulose and chitin?