Problem: Which of the following is NOT true of the molecule shown below?A. It can be combined into a large polysaccharide.B. Its primary function in cellular metabolism is to be used as an energy source.C. It stores information that is used by cells to synthesize proteins.D. It contains hydroxyl functional groups.

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This is a molecule of glucose. The shown molecule contains numerous hydroxyl functional groups.

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Which of the following is NOT true of the molecule shown below?

A. It can be combined into a large polysaccharide.

B. Its primary function in cellular metabolism is to be used as an energy source.

C. It stores information that is used by cells to synthesize proteins.

D. It contains hydroxyl functional groups.