Is a monosaccharide a macromolecule?

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Is a monosaccharide a macromolecule?

Post by junkeeroo » Thu Jan 14, 2010 10:22 pm

Or are only polysaccharides macromolecules?

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Post by junkeeroo » Thu Jan 14, 2010 11:11 pm

got it...only polymers are considered macromolecules

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Post by jwalin » Sun Jan 17, 2010 4:28 am

simple it is
macro means something large and a polysaccharide is made from many monomers and its pretty large.
monomers are no polymers
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