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Are monosaccharides monomers of carbohydrates?

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Not really. Monomers are organic molecules that have double or triple bonds in them that allow them to be polymerised - i.e. turned into something like plastic. None of the monosaccharides I know could POSSIBLY be polymerised! Sugar units will react together to produce complex molecules such as starch, but that structure is NOT a polymer.

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