are the simplest forms of sugars or carbohydrates. These are sugars which cannot be broken down into a simpler sugar by hydrolysis. Being asked to name 3 monosacchararides (or more) is a common chemistry and biochemistry question. Here is a list of monosaccharides.
- glucose (dextrose)
- fructose (levulose)
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