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Glycosidic bond

Glycosidic bond is a covalent bond that holds a carbohydrate (sugar) to another group that can or cannot be another sugar.

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Re: How much ATP a person consumes...?

It does require quite a bit of energy to break the alpha 1,4 glycosidic bond of glucose and fructose. Shouldn't that be taken into account?

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by billyfisher100
Mon Mar 26, 2012 3:49 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How much ATP a person consumes...?
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... nucleobases and sugar-phosphate backbone in NA), which are connected by bond, made by release of water. So, when you want to break these big molecule, ... does hydrolase in general. It hydrolyses any bond. Amylase hydrolyse glycosidic bond in carbs, pepsin hydrolyses peptide bond in polypeptides. ...

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by JackBean
Thu Feb 25, 2010 7:20 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Enzymes
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... binds with the hydroxyl group of another to form water, creating a glycosidic bond.

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by carbonbasedlifeform
Wed Oct 21, 2009 5:21 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Sucrose
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can anyone help me answer these biology questions?

... in living organisms? - know types of linkages (peptide, ester, glycosidic etc.) - what are enantiomers? - be able to match up cell structure ... would you describe chemical equilibrium? - what is denaturation? - what bond helps hold amino acids together? - this happens when atoms dont share ...

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by tungvinchenzo
Thu Feb 05, 2009 8:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: can anyone help me answer these biology questions?
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Re: Hydrolyzing of disaccharides and amino acids

basically water is added to break the bonds in both molecules. So for Carbs water would break the glycosidic bond and in Proteins water would break the peptide bonds.

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by Daniel01
Mon Feb 02, 2009 7:52 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Hydrolyzing of disaccharides and amino acids
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